Diving at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Women's 10 metre platform

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Women's 10 metre platform
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Swimming Stadium Tourelles
Dates July 19 (semifinals)
July 20 (final)
Competitors 11 from 6 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Sweden
«1920 1928»
Diving at the
1924 Summer Olympics
Diving pictogram.svg
3 m springboard   men   women
10 m platform   men   women
Plain high diving   men  

The women's 10 metre platform, also reported as plongeons de haut vol ordinaires (English: regular high diving), was one of five diving events on the diving at the 1924 Summer Olympics programme. It was actually held from both 10 metre and 5 metre platforms. The competitors performed four compulsory dives. The competition was held on Saturday July 19, 1924 and Sunday July 20, 1924.

Eleven divers from six nations competed.

Results[edit]

First round[edit]

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  Elizabeth Becker (USA) 11 161
2  Hjördis Töpel (SWE) 11.5 159
3  Helen Meany (USA) 16.5 152
4  Verrall Newman (GBR) 18 154
5  Eva Olliwier (SWE) 20.5 148
6  Beatrice Armstrong (GBR) 27.5 141

Group 2

Place Diver Points Score
1  Caroline Smith (USA) 5.5 160
2  Isabelle White (GBR) 9.5 150
3  Edith Nielsen (DEN) 18.5 128
4  Margarete Adler (AUT) 19.5 125
5  Sophie Hennebert (BEL) 22 118

Final[edit]

Place Diver Points Score
1  Caroline Smith (USA) 10.5 166
2  Elizabeth Becker (USA) 11 167
3  Hjördis Töpel (SWE) 15.5 164
4  Edith Nielsen (DEN) 17.5 157
5  Helen Meany (USA) 22 148
6  Isabelle White (GBR) 28.5 140

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