Italian diver who won three Olympic gold medals for the 10 meter platform event, as well as two silvers.
He competed in his first Olympics in 1964, taking the silver for the 10m Platform dive.
He won a total of nine medals between the Olympics and World Championships.
He was coached by his father Carlo who was also a competitive diver for Italy.
He won gold at the 1976 Olympics where boxer Sugar Ray Leonard also took home the gold.