James Connor (diver)

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James Connor
Personal information
Born (1995-05-05) 5 May 1995 (age 21)
Clayton, Victoria
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Country  Australia
Event(s) 10 m
Club Gannets Diving Club

James Connor (born 5 May 1995) is an Australian diver.

He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's 10 metre platform event, failing to advance to the semi-finals after classifying 20th in the preliminaries.[1]

James began his diving career at the age of 8, at the Ringwood Aquatic Centre, and is a member of the Gannets Diving Club.[2]

His more notable results include a gold medal at the 2011 Australian Swimming Championships in the 10 m synchro event with his partner Ethan Warren; he also won a silver in the 3 m synchro and a bronze in the 3 m individual springboard on the same occasion.[3] Connor also participated in the 2010 Commonwealth Games where he finished 9th in the 10 metre platform.[4] James also won first place in the 10m platform at the 2009 British Elite Junior Championships, and second in the 3m springboard at the same event.[5]


  1. ^ "Men's 10 metre platform - Results". london2012.com. 11 August 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Gannets Diving Club - Divers". london2012.com. 20 August 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "James Connor - Profile". Australian Olympic Team. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Diving: Men's 10 metre Platform final" (PDF). 13 October 2010. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "British Elite Junior Championships". 2009. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 

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