Cagnotto and Dallapé historic silver in synchronised 3m springboard
Tania Cagnotto and Francesca Dallapè won for the first time an Olympic medal. The silver won in the synchronised trampoline is for the Italian athletes a long pursued goal. The fifth participation at the Olympic for Tania Cagnotto, on the second step of the podium after so many positioning from the diving board: 18th Sydney 2000, 8th Athens 2004, 5th Beijing 2008, 4th London 2012 both in the individual 3m and synchronised. Francesca Dallapè instead began to chase the podium in Beijing 2008 with the 6th position in synchronised and together with Tania obtained the 4th place in London. The two Italian athletes (photo Ferraro/GMT) totalled 313.83 points and placed themselves behind the Chinese Shi and Wu (345.60). In third place the Australian Keeney and Smith (299.19).