Diving at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, four diving events were contested during a competition that took place at the Francisco Márquez Olympic Pool, from 17 to 26 October (October 21, rest day), comprising 83 divers from 23 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

The events are named according to the International Olympic Committee labelling, but they appeared on the official report as "springboard diving" and "high diving" (or "platform diving"), respectively.[1]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
Bernard Wrightson
 United States
Klaus Dibiasi
 Italy
Jim Henry
 United States
10 metre platform
details
Klaus Dibiasi
 Italy
Alvaro Gaxiola
 Mexico
Win Young
 United States

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
Susanne Gossick
 United States
Tamara Pogozheva
 Soviet Union
Keala O'Sullivan
 United States
10 metre platform
details
Milena Duchková
 Czechoslovakia
Natalya Lobanova
 Soviet Union
Ann Peterson
 United States

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 2 0 4 6
2  Italy (ITA) 1 1 0 2
3  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 0 0 1
4  Soviet Union (URS) 0 2 0 2
5  Mexico (MEX) 0 1 0 1

Participating nations[edit]

Here are listed the nations that were represented in the diving events and, in brackets, the number of national competitors.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Organizing Committee of the Games of the XIX Olympiad, pp. 376, 379, 737.

References[edit]