Diving at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Women's 10 metre platform

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Women's 10 metre platform
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
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«1924 1932»
Diving at the
1928 Summer Olympics
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3 m springboard   men   women
10 m platform   men   women

The women's 10 metre platform, also reported as high diving, was one of four diving events on the diving at the 1928 Summer Olympics programme. The competition was actually held from both 10 metre and 5 metre boards. Divers performed a total of four compulsory dives: a standing plain header and running plain header from both the 10 metre and 5 metre platforms. The competition was held on Friday August 10, 1928 and on Saturday August 11, 1928.

Seventeen divers from eight 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-Pinkston (USA) 6 32.00
2  Georgia Coleman (USA) 9.5 31.40
3  Greta Onnela (FIN) 21 28.00
4  Isabelle White (GBR) 22.5 27.80
5  Ingegärd Töpel (SWE) 24 27.00
6  Edith Nielsen (DEN) 29 26.20
7  Truus Klapwijk (NED) 31.5 26.00
8  Hjördis Töpel (SWE) 38.5 24.60
9  Margret Borgs (GER) 43 23.60

Group 2

Place Diver Points Score
1  Laura Sjöqvist (SWE) 8 29.20
2  Mietje Baron (NED) 12 28.40
3  Hanni Rehborn (GER) 14.5 28.20
4  Renée Cretet-Flavier (FRA) 17.5 27.60
5  Alida van Leeuwen (NED) 24 26.20
6  Clarita Hunsberger (USA) 29.5 24.40
7  D. Grimes (GBR) 34.5 22.80
8  K. Le Rossignol (GBR) 39.5 19.80

Final[edit]

Place Diver Points Score
1  Elizabeth Becker-Pinkston (USA) 9 31.60
2  Georgia Coleman (USA) 10.5 30.60
3  Laura Sjöqvist (SWE) 13.5 29.20
4  Mietje Baron (NED) 21 27.20
5  Greta Onnela (FIN) 25 26.00
6  Hanni Rehborn (GER) 26 26.50

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