Diving at the 1904 Summer Olympics

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At the 1904 Summer Olympics, in St. Louis, diving debuted as an official two-event Olympic sport, exclusive for men. The competitions were held on Monday, September 5, 1904 and on Wednesday, September 6, 1904. It included the only Olympic appearance of the plunge for distance event.


Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
 George Sheldon (USA)  Georg Hoffmann (GER)  Alfred Braunschweiger (GER)
 Frank Kehoe (USA)
Plunge for distance
 William Paul Dickey (USA)  Edgar Adams (USA)  Leo Budd Goodwin (USA)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of ten divers from two nations competed at the St. Louis Games:

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 2 1 2 5
2  Germany (GER) 0 1 1 2
Total 2 2 3 7