Diving at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, four diving events were contested during a competition that took place at the Olympiapark Swimming Hall, from August 27 to September 4 (August 31, rest day), comprising 90 divers from 25 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

The events are named according to the International Olympic Committee, but they appeared on the official report as "springboard diving" and "platform diving", respectively.[1]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
 Vladimir Vasin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Giorgio Cagnotto
Italy (ITA)
 Craig Lincoln
United States (USA)
10 metre platform
details
 Klaus Dibiasi
Italy (ITA)
 Richard Rydze
United States (USA)
 Giorgio Cagnotto
Italy (ITA)

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
 Micki King
United States (USA)
 Ulrika Knape
Sweden (SWE)
 Marina Janicke
East Germany (GDR)
10 metre platform
details
 Ulrika Knape
Sweden (SWE)
 Milena Duchková
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Marina Janicke
East Germany (GDR)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 1 1 1 3
 Italy (ITA) 1 1 1 3
3  Sweden (SWE) 1 1 0 2
4  Soviet Union (URS) 1 0 0 1
5  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 1 0 1
6  East Germany (GDR) 0 0 2 2

Participating nations[edit]

Here are listed the nations that were represented in the diving events and, in brackets, the number of national competitors.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Organizing Committee for the Games of the XX Olympiad, Munich 1972, p. 325.

References[edit]