Briony Cole

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Briony Cole
Personal information
Full name Briony Christine Cole
Born (1983-02-28) 28 February 1983 (age 32)
Melbourne, Victoria
Residence Brisbane
Height 160 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Country Australia
Event(s) 3m, 3m synchro, 10m, 10m synchro
Club Gannets Diving Club, Victoria

Briony Christine "Bree" 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]


  1. ^ AIS Athletes at the Olympics