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Francesco DELL'UOMO
Sport Diving
NOC Italy   
GenderMen
Born08 Jan 1987 in Colleferro, ITA
Height1.69 m
Weight 60 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Dalila Schiesaro, son Tommaso [2016]
Languages
English, Italian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried diving at age five in Cori, Italy.
Why this sport?
His parents wanted him to spend time at the pool because they had never learned to swim. After a year of swimming, a diving coach was looking for children to learn to dive and Dell'Uomo was selected.
International Debut
Year
2003
Competing for
Italy
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Italy
General Interest
Nicknames
Paco (Athlete, 31 Jul 2007)
Injuries
In January 2011 doctors recommended he take several months away from the sport after a short stay in hospital revealed he was suffering from pericarditis, a heart condition. (lariano.org, 20 Jan 2011)

He suffered a head injury in 2002 that put him out of action for one month. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2007)

In 2002 he broke a bone in his hand that required two pins and several months of recovery. (tuffiblog.wordpress.com, 18 Mar 2011)
Famous relatives
His wife Dalila Schiesaro has represented Italy in synchronised swimming. She won bronze in the free routine combination at the 2014 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Feb 2016; mondonuoto.it, 29 Sep 2014; federnuoto.it, 2014)
Other information
RETIRED
He retired from diving in 2016. (oasport.it, 06 May 2016)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
27 2012 London, ENG 10m Platform 370.25
Preliminary Round 2008 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 388.80
9 2004 Athens, GRE 10m Platform 628.77
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 388.35
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 362.55
7 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 386.25
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10m Platform 355.40
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 361.86
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA 10m Platform 409.45
5 2009 Rome, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 411.03
12 2007 Melbourne, AUS 10m Platform 401.65
6 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS 10m Platform Synchro 406.86
Semi Final 2005 Montreal, CAN 10m Platform 587.64
7 2005 Montreal, CAN 10m Platform Synchro 326.76
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2015 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform 364.15
21 2014   10m Platform  
3 2014 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform 379.15
27 2012   10m Platform  
7 2012 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform 400.80
5 2012 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 369.96
17 2011   10m Platform  
11 2011 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 399.30
4 2011 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 375.75
13 2010 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard 359.75
7 2010 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform 377.55
11 2010 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 358.40
7 2010 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 375.63
23 2008   10m Platform  
19 2008 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform 374.10
5 2008 Rome, ITA 10m Platform 415.00
19 2007   10m Platform  
3 2007 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 393.24
4 2007 Rome, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 437.40
6 2006   10m Platform  
5 2006 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform Synchro 385.86
5 2006 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 378.65
5 2006 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 369.78
6 2006 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 403.10
5 2005   10m Platform  
4 2005 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 426.27
4 2005 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 290.88
3 2005 Montreal, CAN 10m Platform Synchro 295.14
4 2005 Rome, ITA 10m Platform 401.52
2 2005 Rome, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 354.96
5 2005 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 327.90
3 2005 The Woodlands, TX, USA 10m Platform Synchro 327.42
12 2004   10m Platform  
9 2004 Athens, GRE 10m Platform 614.76
1 2004 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 320.10
3 2004 Rome, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 314.88
5 2004 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 301.44
54 2003   10m Platform  
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2015 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 418.05
6 2015 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 389.28
7 2014 Berlin, GER 10m Platform 422.50
5 2014 Berlin, GER 10m Platform Synchro 386.76
4 2013 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 397.56 
9 2012 Eindhoven, NED 10m Platform 384.00
Final 2012 Eindhoven, NED 10m Platform Synchro 371.28
9 2010 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform 433.80
5 2010 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform Synchro 398.67
9 2009 Turin, ITA 10m Platform 414.40
Final 2009 Turin, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 387.00
3 2008 Eindhoven, NED 10m Platform 481.30
5 2008 Eindhoven, NED 10m Platform Synchro 413.94
8 2006 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform 414.65
3 2006 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform Synchro 435.12
2 2004 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 184.26
5 2004 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 312.30
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
11 2014   10m Platform  
8 2014 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 393.95
4 2014 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 343.29
7 2014 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform 430.45
4 2014 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform Synchro 370.98
12 2014 London, ENG 10m Platform 394.05
6 2014 London, ENG 10m Platform Synchro 383.76
8 2014 Monterrey, MEX 10m Platform 431.70
5 2014 Monterrey, MEX 10m Platform Synchro 369.12
9 2014 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform 402.85
6 2014 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 381.96
12 2014 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform 380.45
6 2014 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform Synchro 367.23