Diving at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Women's 3 metre springboard

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Women's 3 metre springboard diving
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Venue Stade Nautique d'Antwerp
Date August 29
Competitors 4 from 1 nation
1st, gold medalist(s) Aileen Riggin  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Helen Wainwright  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Thelma Payne  United States
1924 →

The women's 3 metre springboard was presented to the Olympic Games for the first time as one of five diving events on the diving at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme. The competition was held on Monday, August 29, 1920.

Four divers all from the United States competed.


Monday, August 29, 1920: Since there were only four entries, a direct final was competed.


Place Diver Points Score
1st, gold medalist(s)  Aileen Riggin (USA) 9 539.9
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Helen Wainwright (USA) 9 534.8
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Thelma Payne (USA) 12 534.1
4  Aileen Allen (USA) 20 489.8