Diving at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, four diving events were contested during a competition that took place at the Montréal Olympic Pool, from 19 to 27 July (July 24, rest day), comprising 82 divers from 22 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

The events are named according to the International Olympic Committee labelling, 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
 Phil Boggs
United States (USA)
 Giorgio Cagnotto
Italy (ITA)
 Aleksandr Kosenkov
Soviet Union (URS)
10 metre platform
details
 Klaus Dibiasi
Italy (ITA)
 Greg Louganis
United States (USA)
 Vladimir Aleynik
Soviet Union (URS)

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
 Jennifer Chandler
United States (USA)
 Christa Köhler
East Germany (GDR)
 Cynthia Potter
United States (USA)
10 metre platform
details
 Elena Vaytsekhovskaya
Soviet Union (URS)
 Ulrika Knape
Sweden (SWE)
 Deborah Wilson
United States (USA)

Medal table[edit]

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

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 XXIst Olympiad, Montréal 1976 (COJO 76), p. 441.

References[edit]