Diving at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, four diving events were contested.

Diving at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Diving pictogram.svg
3 m springboard   men   women
10 m platform   men   women

Medal summary[edit]

The events are labelled as 3 metre springboard and 10 metre platform by the International Olympic Committee,[1] and appeared on the 1956 Official Report as springboard diving and high diving, respectively.[2]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
Bob Clotworthy
 United States
Donald Harper
 United States
Joaquín Capilla
 Mexico
10 metre platform
details
Joaquín Capilla
 Mexico
Gary Tobian
 United States
Richard Connor
 United States

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
Pat McCormick
 United States
Jeanne Stunyo
 United States
Irene MacDonald
 Canada
10 metre platform
details
Pat McCormick
 United States
Juno Stover-Irwin
 United States
Paula Jean Myers-Pope
 United States

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 3 4 2 9
2  Mexico (MEX) 1 0 1 2
3  Canada (CAN) 0 0 1 1

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ IOC medals database
  2. ^ The Organising Committee of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956, pp. 591, 594.

References[edit]