Originally written on The Slanch Report  |  Last updated 8/28/14

To honor the London Games and the athletes participating in them, The Slanch Report will be bringing you THRICE DAILY a Hot Olympian of the Day. Each day we will bring you three (likely unknown-to-you) Olympians who, while maybe not quite worthy of a place on the medal stand, certainly are worth being placed on a pedestal for us to enjoy. Celebrate them all on the Hot Olympians page.

A two-time Olympian, in 2008 Italy's Francesca Dallapè finished 6th in the 3M synchronized diving event. With a new partner (veteran Tania Cagnotto—we'll see you later) Dallapè finished a hard-luck 4th, a mere two points off the medal stand.

Despite the disappointing finish, Dallapè, 26, has one more chance of medaling later in the individual springboard event, where she placed 5th in the prelims. 

No matter the final results, Dallapè looks fabulous in and out of a swimsuit and has that gorgeous tanned Italian look down pat—take note Jersey Shore-ers, THIS is how you do it. 

 
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