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Full name  Briony Christine Cole
Height  1.60 m
Country  Australia
Residence  Brisbane, Australia
Name  Briony Cole
Club  Victoria
Role  Olympic athlete

Born  28 February 1983 (age 39) (1983-02-28) Melbourne, Victoria
Event(s)  3m, 3m synchro, 10m, 10m synchro
Olympic medals  Diving at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's synchronized 10 metre platform

Similar  Melissa Wu, Tatiana Ortiz, Chen Ruolin
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Briony Christine "Bree" Cole (born 28 February 1983) is a retired 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.

Life

Briony Christine Cole was born in Melbourne in 1983.

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 m 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 m synchronised platform at the Beijing Olympics.

Cole was born to Mary and Wayne Cole and has an elder sister Sian. She has bachelor degrees in teaching and applied science (human movement, 2005) from Deakin University. After retiring from competitions she worked for the Australian Sports Commission as a regional coordinator in the Active After-School Communities program.

References

Briony Cole Wikipedia


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