Diving at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, four diving events were contested. The men's plain high diving event was dropped from the Olympic program. The competitions were held from Monday, August 6, 1928 to Saturday, August 11, 1928.

Diving

Medal summary[edit]

The events are labelled as 3 metre springboard and 10 metre platform by the International Olympic Committee,[1] and appeared on the 1928 Official Report as fancy diving and high diving, respectively.[2] The 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
 Pete Desjardins
United States (USA)
 Michael Galitzen
United States (USA)
 Farid Simaika
Egypt (EGY)
10 metre platform
details
 Pete Desjardins
United States (USA)
 Farid Simaika
Egypt (EGY)
 Michael Galitzen
United States (USA)

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
 Helen Meany
United States (USA)
 Dorothy Poynton
United States (USA)
 Georgia Coleman
United States (USA)
10 metre platform
details
 Elizabeth Becker-Pinkston
United States (USA)
 Georgia Coleman
United States (USA)
 Laura Sjöqvist
Sweden (SWE)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 61 divers (38 men and 23 women) from 17 nations (men from 16 nations - women from 9 nations) competed at the Amsterdam Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States 4 3 2 9
2 Egypt 0 1 1 2
3 Sweden 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2006-11-20. 
  2. ^ Netherlands Olympic Committee (1928). "The Ninth Olympiad Amsterdam 1928 - Official Report, p. 747." (pdf). Amsterdam J. H. de Bussy, Ltd. Retrieved 2006-12-29. 

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