Alberto Tomba


Birthday December 19, 1966

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Italy

Age 56 years old

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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.


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.