Georgia Coleman

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Olympic medal record
Women's diving
Competitor for the  United States
Gold 1932 Los Angeles 3 m springboard
Silver 1928 Amsterdam 10 m platform
Silver 1932 Los Angeles 10 m platform
Bronze 1928 Amsterdam 3 m springboard

Georgia Coleman (January 23, 1912 – September 14, 1940) was an American diver who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics and in the 1932 Summer Olympics. She was born in St. Maries, Idaho.

In 1928 she won the silver medal in the 10 metre platform event as well as the bronze medal in the 3 metre springboard competition. Four years later she won the gold medal in the 3 metre springboard event as well as the silver medal in the 10 metre platform competition.

Georgia Coleman contracted polio in 1937.[1] She learnt to swim again, but two years later developed pneumonia as an after effect of the polio, and died at the age of twenty-eight.

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