An Italian Cinderella Story in Pictures
The scene was set as 50,000 fans gathered on the beach, the rocks, balconies and boats.
Jonathan Paredes joins US Olympic diver David Boudia on the men's platform.
Reigning champion Gary Hunt is introduced to the fans.
Italian singer Baby K boosted the atmosphere with a pre-competition performance from the platform balcony.
Wildcard Anna Bader continued her strong form with another third-place finish in Italy.
And another wildcard went one better, as Brazil's Jaki Valente made the podium for the first time in her career with a second-place finish.
David Colturi produced a fine display of diving to make the podium for the first time since his shoulder surgery.
Fellow American Andy Jones is becoming a familiar face on the podium, grabbing another third place following a similar result in Ireland at the start of the season.
Rhiannan Iffland may have had her first dip in form at the Azores two weeks ago, but she was back in flying form on the Adriatic.
The women celebrate on the podium.
"Focus, you can do this", is the message Alessandro De Rose's trainer Nicole seems to be conveying.
The crowd had no doubts that their man could do it...
The realisation begins to sink in as De Rose sees his winning score on the screen.
The Italian wildcard was emotional as his mother hugged him on the shore.
Celebration time for the men.
A cliff diving Cinderella story ends with the two winners celebrating together.