Debbie Fuller

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Debbie Fuller
Personal information
Full name Deborah Lynne Fuller
Nickname(s) "Debbie"
Born (1966-06-24) 24 June 1966 (age 48)
Montréal, Quebec
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
Country  Canada
Sport Diving
Event(s) Springboard, 1m & 3m
Platform, 10m
College team University of Florida
Club Pointe-Claire Diving Club

Deborah Lynne Fuller (born 24 June 1966) is a former competition diver who represented Canada at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1984. She won a bronze medal at the 1987 Pan American Games in Indianapolis, Indiana and two gold medals at the 1986 Commonwealth Games.

Early years[edit]

Fuller was born in Montréal, Quebec.[1] Her older sister, Wendy Fuller, also competed as an international diver.[2]

Education[edit]

Fuller received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where she dove for coach Randy Reese's Florida Gators swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1984 to 1987.[3] She was recognized as an All-American four times during her American college career, and won the Southeastern Conference (SEC) individual championship in the one-meter springboard diving event in 1985.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Debbie Fuller. Retrieved July 7, 2012.
  2. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Wendy Fuller. Retrieved July 7, 2012.
  3. ^ a b Florida Swimming & Diving 2011–12 Media Supplement, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 62, 64, 79 (2011). Retrieved April 11, 2012.