Diving at the 1912 Summer Olympics

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At the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, four diving events were contested. For the first time, women competed in diving at the Olympic Games. The competitions were held from Saturday July 6, 1912 to Monday July 15, 1912.


Medal summary[edit]

The events are labelled as 10 metre platform, 3 metre springboard and plain high diving by the International Olympic Committee,[1] and appeared on the 1912 Official Report as Plain and Variety Diving combined, Spring-board Diving and High (plain) Diving.[2] The high diving events included dives from both 10 metre and 5 metre platforms, while the springboard diving included dives from 3 metre and 1 metre springboards.


Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
 Paul Günther (GER)  Hans Luber (GER)  Kurt Behrens (GER)
10 m platform
 Erik Adlerz (SWE)  Albert Zürner (GER)  Gustaf Blomgren (SWE)
Plain high diving
 Erik Adlerz (SWE)  Hjalmar Johansson (SWE)  John Jansson (SWE)


Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 m platform
 Greta Johansson (SWE)  Lisa Regnell (SWE)  Isabelle White (GBR)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 57 divers (43 men and 14 women) from 10 nations (men from 9 nations - women from 3 nations) competed at the Stockholm Games:

Medal table[edit]

1 Sweden3227
2 Germany1214
3 Great Britain0011
Totals (3 nations)44412


  1. ^ IOC medals database
  2. ^ Swedish Olympic Committee, pp. 993-4.


  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2006-11-20.
  • Swedish Olympic Committee; Erik Bergvall (December 1913). "The Official Report of the Olympic Games of Stockholm 1912" (PDF). Wahlström & Widstrand. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2008-04-10. Retrieved 2006-12-23.