Diving at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's 10 metre platform

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Women's 10 metre platform
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-75770-0094, Rom, XVII. Olympiade, Ingrid Krämer.jpg
Gold medallist Ingrid Krämer in the final
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ingrid Krämer  United Team of Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Paula Jean Myers-Pope  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ninel Krutova  Soviet Union
← 1956
1964 →
Diving at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Diving pictogram.svg
3 m springboard   men   women
10 m platform   men   women

The women's 10 metre platform, also reported as 10-metre high diving, was one of four diving events on the Diving at the 1960 Summer Olympics programme.

The competition was split into two phases:

  1. Preliminary round (29 August)
    Divers performed four voluntary dives without limit of degrees of difficulty. The twelve divers with the highest scores advanced to the final.
  2. Final (30 August)
    Divers performed two voluntary dives without limit of degrees of difficulty. The final ranking was determined by the combined score from the preliminary and final rounds.

Results[edit]

Rank Diver Preliminary Final
Points Rank Points Rank Total
1st, gold medalist(s)  Ingrid Krämer (EUA) 56.30 1 34.98 2 91.28
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Paula Jean Myers-Pope (USA) 54.70 2 35.24 1 89.94
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Ninel Krutova (URS) 53.38 3 33.61 3 86.99
4  Juno Stover-Irwin (USA) 51.90 6 31.69 4 83.59
5  Raisa Gorokhovskaya (URS) 51.53 8 31.50 5 83.03
6  Norma Thomas (GBR) 51.77 7 30.44 7 82.21
7  Nicolle Darrigrand-Pellissard (FRA) 49.68 12 31.50 5 81.18
8  Phyllis Long (GBR) 52.12 5 28.86 9 80.98
9  Irene MacDonald (CAN) 51.31 9 29.18 8 80.49
10  Kumiko Watanabe (JPN) 51.04 10 28.56 10 79.60
11  Kanoko Tsutani-Mabuchi (JPN) 49.76 11 28.14 11 77.90
12  Birte Christoffersen-Hanson (SWE) 53.03 4 24.40 12 77.43
13  Maria Teresa Adames (MEX) 49.54 13 Did not advance
14  Hanna Laursen (DEN) 48.89 14 Did not advance
15  Gabriele Schöpe (EUA) 48.81 15 Did not advance
16  Bende Velin (DEN) 48.35 16 Did not advance
17  Laura Conter (ITA) 45.55 17 Did not advance
18  Susan Knight (AUS) 43.03 18 Did not advance

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