Jenny Donnet

Athlete Biography

Jenny Donnet became the first diver to represent Australia at four Olympic Games, making history and having the honour of carrying the flag in the Opening Ceremony at her fourth Games in Barcelona.

In 1982, Donnet accomplished a dream, when she became Commonwealth Games 3m springboard champion. She was also crowned 3m champion at the 1990 Commonwealth Games. Her mother, Barbara Donnet (nee MacAuley) achieved  the same title for the 10m platform event, 28 years earlier in 1954. She then competed at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.