August 9, 1991 |
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
|Height||177 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|College team||Duke University|
He won his first international medal, a silver, at the World Junior Championship in 2006. At the 2011 World Aquatics Championships in Shanghai, China, he competed with partner David Boudia in the synchronized 10-meter platform and finished fifth. In the 10-m competition, he finished in sixth place.
McCrory graduated from East Chapel Hill High School and from Duke University, where he won several medals at college competitions. He won the gold medal in 10-meter platform at the 2011 US National Championships at UCLA on August 14.
He retired from diving in November 2014 to pursue medical studies.
McCrory and his partner David Boudia won the bronze in the synchronized 10m platform with a total score of 463.47. This was the first Olympic medal for the United States in men's diving since the 1996 games in Atlanta. He placed ninth in the men's individual 10-meter platform diving event as well.
McCrory was born on August 9, 1991 in Durham, North Carolina to Douglas and Ana McCrory. His uncle, Gordon Downie competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics. He has a younger brother, Lucas, who swims and participates in Paralympics events.
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