Diving at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, five diving events were contested. The competitions were held from Monday, July 14, 1924 to Sunday, July 20, 1924.[1]

Diving

Medal summary[edit]

The events are labelled as 3 metre springboard, 10 metre platform and plain high diving by the International Olympic Committee,[2] and appeared on the 1924 Official Report as plongeons du tremplin, plongeons de haut vol variés (men) or plongeons de haut vol ordinaires (women) and plongeons de haut vol ordinaires (men), respectively.[3] The high diving and 10 metre platform events included dives from both 10 metre and 5 metre platforms, while the springboard events included dives from 3 metre and 1 metre springboards.

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
 Albert White
United States (USA)
 Pete Desjardins
United States (USA)
 Clarence Pinkston
United States (USA)
10 metre platform
details
 Albert White
United States (USA)
 David Fall
United States (USA)
 Clarence Pinkston
United States (USA)
Plain high diving
details
 Dick Eve
Australia (AUS)
 John Jansson
Sweden (SWE)
 Harold Clarke
Great Britain (GBR)

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
 Elizabeth Becker
United States (USA)
 Aileen Riggin
United States (USA)
 Caroline Fletcher
United States (USA)
10 metre platform
details
 Caroline Smith
United States (USA)
 Elizabeth Becker
United States (USA)
 Hjördis Töpel
Sweden (SWE)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 71 divers (45 men and 26 women) from 14 nations (men from 13 nations - women from 9 nations) competed at the Paris Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States 4 4 3 11
2 Australia 1 0 0 1
3 Sweden 0 1 1 2
4 Great Britain 0 0 1 1
Total 5 5 5 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diving at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  2. ^ "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2006-11-20. 
  3. ^ Comité Olympique Français (1924). "Les Jeux de la VIIIe Olympiade - Rapport Officiel, p. 443." (pdf). Retrieved 2006-12-28.