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Brittany BROBEN
Sport Diving
NOC Australia   
GenderWomen
Born23 Nov 1995 in Benowa, AUS
Height1.63 m
Weight 52 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began diving in 2008 in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.
Why this sport?
She was originally a gymnast and was chosen for a national talent identification programme in Brisbane, QLD, Australia because she had a natural flair for diving.
International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Australia
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
General Interest
Nicknames
Britti (diving.asn.au, 10 Jul 2011)
Hero / Idol
Australian divers Chantelle Newberry and Melissa Wu. (diving.asn.au, 10 Jul 2011)
Injuries
In 2015 and 2016 she suffered from a chronic back condition that occasionally required cortisone injections for her to compete. (goldcoastbulletin.com.au, 26 Oct 2015)

She had an ongoing shoulder injury from July 2013 that kept her out of competition. In March 2014 the injury required surgery and kept her out of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. (abc.net.au, 04 Apr 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Reach for the sky, win or lose, you will still be amongst the stars." (diving.asn.au, 10 Jul 2011)
Awards and honours
She was named 2009 Diving Australia Most Promising New Talent. (diving.asn.au, 10 Jul 2011)
Other sports
She started gymnastics at age four and competed at state and national level before switching to diving. (olympics.com.au, 02 Apr 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from diving in October 2016 due to an ongoing shoulder injury which caused her to miss the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (abc.net.au, 03 Oct 2016)

UNEARTHED
She was discovered by former Olympic diver Chantelle Newberry at a national talent identification programme in Brisbane, QLD, Australia. (goldcoast.com.au, 26 Jan 2010)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2012 London, ENG 10m Platform 366.50
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
10 2013 Barcelona, ESP 1m Springboard 241.85
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10m Platform 287.30
11 2011 Shanghai, CHN 1m Springboard 267.20
Semifinal 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10m Platform 263.95
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
11 2019 Singapore, SGP 10m Platform 256.55
6 2016 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 283.65
6 2016 San Juan, PUR 10m Platform 253.00
8 2015 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 10m Platform 297.75
12 2015 León, MEX 10m Platform 271.90
6 2015 Singapore, SGP 10m Platform 239.80
5 2015 Singapore, SGP 10m Platform Synchro 209.64
4 2012   10m Platform  
3 2012 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform 360.40
5 2012 Montreal, QC, CAN 10m Platform 325.70
10 2011   10m Platform  
1 2011 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform 400.15
6 2011 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform Synchro 263.70
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2013 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 335.05