Diving at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Women's 10 metre platform
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|Women's 10 metre platform
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
|Diving at the
1948 Summer Olympics
|3 m springboard||men||women|
|10 m platform||men||women|
The competition, held on Friday August 6, was held from both 10 and 5 metre platforms and was split into two sets of dives:
- Compulsory dives
- Divers performed four pre-chosen dives (from different categories) – a running one-and-half somersault forward with pike, straight somersault backward (5 metre), standing straight header forward, and running straight header forward (10 metre).
- Facultative dives
- Divers performed two dives of their choice (from different categories and different from the compulsory).
Fifteen divers from nine nations competed.
|1||Vicki Draves (USA)||68.87|
|2||Patsy Elsener (USA)||66.28|
|3||Birte Christoffersen (DEN)||66.04|
|4||Alma Staudinger (AUT)||64.59|
|5||Juno Stover (USA)||62.63|
|6||Nicolle Péllissard (FRA)||61.07|
|7||Eva Petersén (SWE)||59.86|
|8||Inge Beeken (DEN)||59.54|
|9||Irén Zságot (HUN)||56.62|
|10||Lettice Bisbrown (GBR)||53.95|
|11||Denise Newman (GBR)||53.50|
|12||Maire Hider (GBR)||52.31|
|13||Inger Nordbø (NOR)||51.55|
|14||Rosa Gutiérrez (MEX)||41.88|
|—||Gudrun Grömer (AUT)||(39.65)|
Gudrun Grömer did not finish the competition.
- Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948 (1951). "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948" (pdf). Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948. pp. pp.637–9. Retrieved 2006-12-31.[dead link]
- Herman de Wael (2001-08-07). "Diving - women's platform (London 1948)". Retrieved 2006-12-31.