Diving at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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

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]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)3429
2 Mexico (MEX)1012
3 Canada (CAN)0011
Totals (3 nations)44412

Participating nations[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 22 November 2006.
  • The Organizing Committee of the XVI Olympiad, Melbourne, 1956 (1958). "The Official Report of the Organizing Committee of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956" (PDF). The Organizing Committee of the XVI Olympiad, Melbourne, 1956. Archived from the original (pdf) on 12 September 2008. Retrieved 2 January 2007.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)