Elizabeth Becker-Pinkston

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Medal record
Women's diving
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1924 Paris 3 m springboard
Gold medal – first place 1928 Amsterdam 10 m platform
Silver medal – second place 1924 Paris 10 m platform

Elizabeth Anna "Betty" Becker-Pinkston (née Becker, later Cambpell; March 6, 1903 – April 6, 1989) was an American diver who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics and in the 1928 Summer Olympics.

She was born in Philadelphia and died in Detroit, Michigan.

In 1916, when she was 13 years old, she was recognized as a promising future swimming champion.[1]

In 1924 she won the gold medal in the 3 metre springboard event as well as the silver medal in the 10 metre platform competition.

Four years later she won the gold medal in the 10 metre platform event.


  1. ^ "Three Coming Champions". East Oregonian. Pendleton, Oregon. 16 May 1916.

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