Diving at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Women's 10 metre platform
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|Women's 10 metre platform
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
|Diving at the
1956 Summer Olympics
|3 m springboard||men||women|
|10 m platform||men||women|
The competition was held on both 10 and 5 metre platforms and split into two phases on different days:
- Preliminary round (6 December) – Divers performed three voluntary dives of limited degrees of difficulty and one voluntary dive without limits. The twelve divers with the highest scores advanced to the final.
- Final (7 December) – Divers performed two voluntary dives without any limits of difficulty. The final score was the aggregate of the preliminary and final rounds' points.
|Pat McCormick (USA)||51.28||4||33.57||1||84.85|
|Juno Stover-Irwin (USA)||50.81||5||30.83||2||81.64|
|Paula Jean Myers-Pope (USA)||52.96||1||28.62||4||81.58|
|4||Nicolle Pellissard (FRA)||50.02||7||28.78||3||78.80|
|5||Tatyana Vereina (URS)||52.19||3||24.76||7||76.95|
|6||Lyubov Shigalova (URS)||49.22||8||27.18||5||76.40|
|7||Phyllis Long (GBR)||49.15||9||27.00||6||76.15|
|8||Birte Christoffersen-Hanson (DEN)||50.48||6||24.73||8||75.21|
|9||Raisa Gorokhovskaya (URS)||52.64||2||21.20||12||73.84|
|10||Kanoko Tsutani (JPN)||48.45||10||22.50||10||70.95|
|11||Hatsuko Hirose (JPN)||46.15||12||23.56||9||69.71|
|12||Charmain Welsh (GBR)||46.55||11||22.50||10||69.05|
|13||Eva Pfarrhofer (AUT)||46.02||13||Did not advance|
|14||Barbara McAulay (AUS)||45.67||14||Did not advance|
|15||Roslyn Barton (AUS)||41.96||15||Did not advance|
|16||Mary Proença (BRA)||36.71||16||Did not advance|
|17||Hanna Laursen (DEN)||35.39||17||Did not advance|
|18||Adele Price (AUS)||35.28||18||Did not advance|
- The Organizing Committee of the XV Olympiad, Melbourne, 1956 (1958). "The Official Report of the Organizing Committee of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956" (PDF). The Organizing Committee of the XV Olympiad, Melbourne, 1956. pp. p. 622. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2008-09-12. Retrieved 2007-01-02.
- Herman de Wael (2001-08-07). "Diving - women's platform (Melbourne 1956)". Retrieved 2007-01-02.