Diving at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Diving
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Diving pictogram.svg
VenueOlympia Schwimmhalle
Dates27 August 1972 (1972-08-27) through
4 September 1972 (1972-09-04)
No. of events4
Competitors91 from 25 nations
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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 27 August to 4 September (31 August, rest day), comprising 91 divers from 25 nations.[1]

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.[2]

Men[edit]

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

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Micki King
 United States
Ulrika Knape
 Sweden
Marina Janicke
 East Germany
10 m 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. ^ "Diving at the 1972 Summer Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  2. ^ Organizing Committee for the Games of the XX Olympiad, Munich 1972, p. 325.

References[edit]