Diving at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, four diving events were contested during a competition that took place at the Olympiapark Swimming Hall, from August 27 to September 4 (August 31, rest day), comprising 90 divers from 25 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

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

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
Vladimir Vasin
 Soviet Union
Giorgio Cagnotto
 Italy
Craig Lincoln
 United States
10 metre platform
details
Klaus Dibiasi
 Italy
Richard Rydze
 United States
Giorgio Cagnotto
 Italy

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
Micki King
 United States
Ulrika Knape
 Sweden
Marina Janicke
 East Germany
10 metre platform
details
Ulrika Knape
 Sweden
Milena Duchková
 Czechoslovakia
Marina Janicke
 East Germany

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Italy (ITA)1113
 United States (USA)1113
3 Sweden (SWE)1102
4 Soviet Union (URS)1001
5 Czechoslovakia (TCH)0101
6 East Germany (GDR)0022
Totals (6 nations)44412


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 for the Games of the XX Olympiad, Munich 1972, p. 325.

References[edit]

  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2006-11-22.
  • Organising Committee for the Games of the XX Olympiad, Munich 1972 (1974). Organising Committee for the Games of the XX Olympiad, Munich 1972, e.V. (eds.). The Official Report for the Games of the XX Olympiad Munich 1972 - Volume 3: The competitions (pdf). proSport GmbH & Co, KG, München. Retrieved 2007-01-06.CS1 maint: uses editors parameter (link)