Ann Sissons
Born (1958-06-25) 25 June 1958 (age 64)
Christchurch, New Zealand
NationalityNew Zealand

Ann Sissons (née Fargher, born 25 June 1958) is a New Zealand diver and diving official.[1]


Sissons was born in Christchurch in 1958 and attended the University of Canterbury.[2] Sissons was chosen to dive for New Zealand at the 1978 Commonwealth Games at Edmonton and the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane.[1]

Sissons was the second woman Olympic diver for New Zealand when she dived in the 3 metre springboard event at the Los Angeles Games in 1984.[1]

Sissons moved on to coach and became an official. In 2016 she was given a scholarship to travel to Puerto Rico to refresh her judging skills. Sissons is a member of Wellington Diving Club.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b c Ann Sissons, NZ Olympic org, Retrieved 26 September 2017
  2. ^ "University of Canterbury Olympians". Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  3. ^ Ann Sissons scholarship, WHPA, Retrieved 26 September 2017
  4. ^ "Top divers to take the plunge in Wellington". Dominion Post. 17 August 2011. Retrieved 19 April 2020.