Briony Cole

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Briony Cole
Personal information
Full name Briony Cole
Born (1983-02-28) 28 February 1983 (age 31)
Melbourne, Victoria
Residence Brisbane
Height 160 centimetres (5 ft 3 in)
Sport
Country Australia
Event(s) 3m, 3m synchro, 10m, 10m synchro
Club Gannets Diving Club, Victoria

Briony Cole (born 28 February 1983 in Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian diver who won a gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, silver and bronze medals at the 2007 World Championships and a silver medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympics, and a bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

As a child, Cole competed in gymnastics, which led her to diving. With Sharleen Stratton, she won gold at the Commonwealth Games in the 3 metre synchronised event. She backed that up in 2007 with a silver and bronze medal at the World Championships. Then in 2008, with Melissa Wu she won a silver in the 10 metre synchronised platform at the Beijing Olympics.

She was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AIS Athletes at the Olympics