DI MARIO - Olympic Gold medalist 2004

Tania Di Mario won the gold medal with the Italian Women's National Team at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece, and the silver at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. She was also part of the Italian team at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics.

Di Mario is one of four female players who competed at four Olympics. She was the top goalscorer at the 2004 Olympics, with 14 goals. She ranks first on the all-time scoring list in Olympic history, with 47 goals. Born in Rome, she started her sports career as a swimmer, moving to water polo aged 15. After playing for Vis Nova Roma, in 1997-1998 she moved to Orizzonte Catania. With Catania she won a total of fifteen Italian national titles, five European Champions Cups and one European Super Cup. She debuted with Italian national team in 1999 in the European Games held in Prato, where Italy won the gold medal. With Italy she also won the European gold medal at Ljubljana in 2003 and at Eindhoven in 2012 (MVP) and two silver medals at Budapest in 2001 and Belgrade in 2006. Di Mario took part to five world championships: in 2001 at Fukuoka, at Barcelona in 2003, Montreal in 2005 (top scorer), Melbourne in 2007, Rome in 2009, Barcelona in 2013 and Kazan in 2015 (winning a total of one gold, one silver medal and one bronze), after which she left the national team. Tania Di Mario - One of the greats of women's waterpolo.

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