Clare Cryan



Clare Cryan, born in 1993 has always been sporty. Her grandparents called her the hooligan as she would rush from one sport to the other. Clare played soccer and tennis as well as dancing and gymnastics whilst also diving! Clare’s’ family in Ireland still run the family farms in Sligo and Roscommon. With little breakthrough as a junior, Clare continued diving practice throughout school and University but took a break in 2016 to be a show performer on a cruise ship. Having missed competitive sport Clare returned to Ireland in 2017 to embark on this new chapter to qualify as Irelands first female Olympic diver!

Clare Cryan 9/6/2020

Quick Facts:

Hometown: Sheffield, England

Favourite food: Mums Lasagne and garlic bread

Favourite movie: The Bourne films Favourite music: Anything! I don’t like the quiet

Childhood heros: My parents

Favourite athlete: Tania Cognotto

Most rewarding moment in sport: Proving others, and myself wrong!

Talents other than sport: I’d love to say that I could speak multiple languages, but I can’t! I think I am a pretty handy cook though!


  • Personal Best: 300.75 3m Springboard 
  • Finalist in my first World Championships 2019
  • Fina Grand Prix 3m Silver medalist 
  • Fina Grand Prix 3m mixed synchro Bronze medalist with Oliver Dingley

Clare Cryan

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