Alberto Tomba

Born: Dec. 19, 1966
Italian alpine skier

winner of 5 Olympic medals (3 gold, 2 silver); became 1st alpine skier to win gold medals in 2 consecutive Winter Games when he won the slalom and giant slalom in 1988 then repeated in the GS in '92; also won silvers in slalom in 1992 and '94; won 1st overall World Cup championship along with slalom and giant slalom titles in 1995.

See also: Alberto "La Bomba" Tomba.

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