Diving at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, four diving events were contested. The competitions were held from Friday July 30, 1948 to Friday August 6, 1948.

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 1948 Official Report as springboard diving and highboard diving, respectively.[2]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
 Bruce Harlan (USA)  Miller Anderson (USA)  Sammy Lee (USA)
10 metre platform
details
 Sammy Lee (USA)  Bruce Harlan (USA)  Joaquín Capilla (MEX)

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
 Vicki Draves (USA)  Zoe Ann Olsen (USA)  Patsy Elsener (USA)
10 metre platform
details
 Vicki Draves (USA)  Patsy Elsener (USA)  Birte Christoffersen (DEN)

Participating nations[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 4 4 2 10
2  Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
 Mexico (MEX) 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ IOC medals database
  2. ^ The Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948, p. 637.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 51°33′29″N 0°16′59″W / 51.5581°N 0.2830°W / 51.5581; -0.2830