Diving at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Women's 10 metre platform

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Women's 10 metre platform
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Germany
«1932 1948»
Diving at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Diving pictogram.svg
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 1936 Summer Olympics programme.

The competition was actually held from both the 10 metre and 5 metre platforms and consisted of one set of dives:

  • Compulsory dives (Thursday, August 13)
    Divers performed four pre-chosen dives – a running straight header forward, standing straight somersault backward (5 metre), a running straight header forward and a standing straight header forward (10 metre).

Results[edit]

Place Diver Score
1  Dorothy Poynton-Hill (USA) 33.93
2  Velma Dunn (USA) 33.63
3  Käthe Köhler (GER) 33.43
4  Reiko Osawa (JPN) 32.53
5  Cornelia Gilissen (USA) 30.47
6  Fusako Kono (JPN) 30.24
7  Jean Gilbert (GBR) 30.16
8  Anne Ehscheidt (GER) 29.90
9  Ingeborg Sjöqvist (SWE) 29.67
10  Ann-Margret Nirling (SWE) 29.20
11  Anneliese Kapp (GER) 28.66
12  Inger Nordbø (NOR) 28.62
13  Tullik Helsing (NOR) 28.40
14  Masayo Osawa (JPN) 28.10
15  Mette Gregaard (DEN) 27.54
16  Therese Rampel (AUT) 27.16
17  Gida Andersen (DEN) 27.08
18  Madge Moulton (GBR) 26.62
19  Lynda Adams (CAN) 26.52
20  Cécile Lesprit-Poirier (FRA) 25.56
21  Alma Staudinger (AUT) 25.04
22  Thelma Boughner (CAN) 24.30

References[edit]