Claire Carver-Dias

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Claire Carver-Dias
Medal record
Representing  Canada
Women's synchronized swimming
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Team
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1999 Winnipeg Duet
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester Solo

Claire Rhiannon Carver-Dias (born May 19, 1977 in Burlington, Ontario) is a Canadian competitor in synchronized swimming and Olympic medalist. She grew up in Montreal, Quebec, but moved to Toronto in her late teens to pursue a career on the Canadian National Synchronized Swim Team.

From 1994 to 1996 Carver-Dias competed in the duet event and won several national titles with duet partner Estella Warren, who went on to become an international model and movie-star.

Carver-Dias won the gold medal at the 1999 Pan American Games in the Women's Duet alongside Fanny Létourneau, and a gold medal in the team event as well.

She participated on the Canadian team that received a bronze medal in synchronized team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, and placed fifth in the duet event.

At the 2002 Commonwealth Games, Carver-Dias earned two gold medals, one in the solo event and one in the duet event.

She was the President of AthletesCAN from 2006-2008 and was elected to the board of Commonwealth Games Canada in 2014. She completed a Masters degree at McGill University and currently works as an executive coach (www.clearday.ca). She also holds a PhD from the University of Wales, and has written a novel called "The Games," which earned her a Mississauga Literary Arts Award in 2013. She is working on a business book that takes sport-world strategies and applies them to business contexts.

She is in the Mississauga Sports Hall of Fame, and hosts a podcast called "The Water Cooler Effect", which is available on iTunes.

Family[edit]

She is married to Douglas Dias and has four children.

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