Ben Swain

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Benjamin William Oliver Swain (March 31, 1986) from Welwyn Garden City is a British synchronized diver. During the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, Swain took part in the Men's 3m Springboard Synchronized event with Nicholas Robinson-Baker.[1] Swain and Robinson-Baker were placed seventh at 2008 Summer Olympics in the synchronised 3m springboard event.[2] He won gold in 2009 in the 3m synchro with Robinson-Baker in the World Series leg in Mexico.[3] He suffered an injury to his anterior cruciate ligament in February 2010, ending his season,[4] after which Robinson-Baker partnered with Chris Mears that year.[5] Swain returned to diving in 2011 but did not make the Olympic team in 2012.[6][7]

Swain has a degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Manchester Metropolitan University.[8]