Alberto Tomba

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Birthday
19, 1966
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1966 (age 51)
Birthplace
Italy

About

Italian World Cup alpine ski racer who won five Olympic medals, including three golds in the slalom and giant slalom events.

Before Fame

He first medaled at the 1987 World Championships of skiing, taking a bronze in the giant slalom.

Trivia

His nickname was Tomba la Bomba.

Family Life

He began skiing with his older brother Marco at a young age.

Associated With

He was born in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, the same region that birthed Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi.