GIUSEPPE D’ALTRUI BIOGRAPHY:
Giuseppe D’Altrui (born Naples April 7, 1934) is an Italian water polo player. He played in over 300 Series A games, from 1952 through 1964. Coached by Hall of Famer Mario Majoni, Giuseppe competed in 75 Italian National Team games from 1954 to 1964. He was a member of the 1956 Italian Olympic Team that competed in Melbourne finishing fourth, but as the Captain of the 1960 Olympic Team, he helped to lead his team to a gold medal victory in front of a home-town crowd at the Rome Olympic Games. He was also captain of the 1964 Olympic Team that just finished out of the medal count. He is the father of Marco D’Altrui, who also won a water polo gold medal in the 1992 Summer Olympics.