Diving
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Diving pictogram.svg
VenuePiscine des Tourelles
Dates14 July 1924 (1924-07-14) through
20 July 1924 (1924-07-20)
No. of events5
Competitors71 from 14 nations
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At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, five diving events were contested. The competitions were held from Monday, 14 July 1924 to Sunday, 20 July 1924.[1]

Medal summary

The events are labelled as 3 metre springboard, 10 metre platform and plain high diving by the International Olympic Committee,[2] and appeared on the 1924 Official Report as plongeons du tremplin, plongeons de haut vol variés (men) or plongeons de haut vol ordinaires (women) and plongeons de haut vol ordinaires (men), respectively.[3] The high diving and 10 metre platform events included dives from both 10 metre and 5 metre platforms, while the springboard events included dives from 3 metre and 1 metre springboards.

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
 Albert White (USA)  Pete Desjardins (USA)  Clarence Pinkston (USA)
10 m platform
details
 Albert White (USA)  David Fall (USA)  Clarence Pinkston (USA)
Plain high diving
details
 Dick Eve (AUS)  John Jansson (SWE)  Harold Clarke (GBR)

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
 Elizabeth Becker-Pinkston (USA)  Aileen Riggin (USA)  Caroline Fletcher (USA)
10 m platform
details
 Caroline Smith (USA)  Elizabeth Becker-Pinkston (USA)  Hjördis Töpel (SWE)

Participating nations

A total of 71 divers (45 men and 26 women) from 14 nations (men from 13 nations - women from 9 nations) competed at the Paris Games:

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States44311
2 Australia1001
3 Sweden0112
4 Great Britain0011
Totals (4 entries)55515

References

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Diving at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 20 November 2006.
  3. ^ Comité Olympique Français (1924). "Les Jeux de la VIIIe Olympiade - Rapport Officiel, p. 443" (PDF). Archived from the original (pdf) on 10 April 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2006.