Diving at the 1912 Summer Olympics

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At the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, four diving events were contested. For the first time, women competed in diving at the Olympic Games. The competitions were held from Saturday July 6, 1912 to Monday July 15, 1912.

Diving

Medal summary[edit]

The events are labelled as 10 metre platform, 3 metre springboard and plain high diving by the International Olympic Committee,[1] and appeared on the 1912 Official Report as Plain and Variety Diving combined, Spring-board Diving and High (plain) Diving.[2] The high diving events included dives from both 10 metre and 5 metre platforms, while the springboard diving included dives from 3 metre and 1 metre springboards.

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
 Paul Günther
Germany (GER)
 Hans Luber
Germany (GER)
 Kurt Behrens
Germany (GER)
10 metre platform
details
 Erik Adlerz
Sweden (SWE)
 Albert Zürner
Germany (GER)
 Gustaf Blomgren
Sweden (SWE)
Plain high diving
details
 Erik Adlerz
Sweden (SWE)
 Hjalmar Johansson
Sweden (SWE)
 John Jansson
Sweden (SWE)

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 metre platform
details
 Greta Johansson
Sweden (SWE)
 Lisa Regnell
Sweden (SWE)
 Isabelle White
Great Britain (GBR)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 57 divers (43 men and 14 women) from 10 nations (men from 9 nations - women from 3 nations) competed at the Stockholm Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Sweden 3 2 2 7
2 Germany 1 2 1 4
3 Great Britain 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ IOC medals database
  2. ^ Swedish Olympic Committee, pp. 993-4.

References[edit]