Diving at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's 10 metre platform

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Men's 10 metre platform diving
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Venue Stade Nautique d'Antwerp
Dates August 28–29
Competitors 14 from 6 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Sweden
Bronze medal    United States
«1912 1924»
Diving at the
1920 Summer Olympics
Diving pictogram.svg
3 m springboard   men   women
10 m platform   men   women
Plain high diving   men  

The men's 10 metre platform was one of five diving events on the diving at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme. The competition was held on Sunday, August 28, 1920 (first round) and on Monday, August 29, 1920 (final).

Fourteen divers from six nations competed.

Results[edit]

First round[edit]

Sunday, August 28, 1920: The three divers who scored the smallest number of points in each group of the first round advanced to the final.

Group 1

Place Diver Points Score
1  Yngve Johnson (SWE) 7 445.80
2  Clarence Pinkston (USA) 10 443.00
3  Louis Balbach (USA) 17 409.15
4  Gunnar Ekstrand (SWE) 20 402.80
5  Paul Køhler (DEN) 23 387.40
6  Richard Flint (CAN) 28 351.35

Group 2

Place Diver Points Score
1  Erik Adlerz (SWE) 9 468.50
2  Gustaf Blomgren (SWE) 11 468.10
3  Harry Prieste (USA) 17 441.80
4  Lauri Kyöstilä (FIN) 21 441.80
5  Svend Sørensen (DEN) 21 414.80
6  Clyde Swendsen (USA) 26 414.80
7  Kalle Kainuvaara (FIN) 35 356.80
8  Sigvard Andersen (NOR) 40 264.70

Final[edit]

Monday, August 29, 1920:

Place Diver Points Score
1  Clarence Pinkston (USA) 7 503.30
2  Erik Adlerz (SWE) 10 495.40
3  Harry Prieste (USA) 16 468.65
4  Gustaf Blomgren (SWE) 23 453.80
5  Yngve Johnson (SWE) 27 424.00
6  Louis Balbach (USA) 28 424.00
7  Adolfo Wellisch (BRA) 29 423.80

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