(born 15 May 1985) is an Italian diver
. She is the first Italian female diver to win a medal in a World Championship. A member of the sporting federation Sport Federation Federazione Italiana Nuoto
, she is sponsored by the GN Fiamme Gialle – Bolzano Nuoto
She was born in Bolzano
, the daughter of Giorgio Cagnotto
, winner of four diving Olympic medals between the 1970s and 1980s, and Carmen Casteiner
, another Italian diver.
She won her first medal at age 14. Since then, she has won several other championships in Europe and the USA. A participant in the 2004 Summer Olympics
, in the European Tournament in Madrid
, she was the gold medallist in the 10-meter platform event
and won a bronze medal for her performance in the 3-meter springboard competition. After a disappointing performance in the 10-meter platform final round at the Montreal 2005 World Championships, she won the bronze medal in the 3-meter springboard event. Cagnotto won a third consecutive bronze medal in the 3-meter springboard at the Rome 2009 World Championships, after a 4th place in the 1-meter springboard event. Together with Francesca Dallapè
, she also won a silver medal in the 3-meter spiringboard synchronized event.