Diving
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
VenueMontréal Olympic Pool
Dates19 July 1976 (1976-07-19) through
27 July 1976 (1976-07-27)
No. of events4
Competitors80 from 22 nations
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At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, four diving events were contested during a competition that took place at the Montréal Olympic Pool, from 19 to 27 July (24 July, rest day), comprising 80 divers from 22 nations.[1]

Medal summary

The events are named according to the International Olympic Committee labelling, but they appeared on the official report as "springboard diving" and "platform diving", respectively.[2]

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Phil Boggs
 United States
Giorgio Cagnotto
 Italy
Aleksandr Kosenkov
 Soviet Union
10 m platform
details
Klaus Dibiasi
 Italy
Greg Louganis
 United States
Vladimir Aleynik
 Soviet Union

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Jennifer Chandler
 United States
Christa Köhler
 East Germany
Cynthia Potter
 United States
10 m platform
details
Elena Vaytsekhovskaya
 Soviet Union
Ulrika Knape
 Sweden
Deborah Wilson
 United States

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)2125
2 Italy (ITA)1102
3 Soviet Union (URS)1023
4 East Germany (GDR)0101
 Sweden (SWE)0101
Totals (5 nations)44412

Participating nations

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

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "Diving at the 1976 Summer Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  2. ^ Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIst Olympiad, Montréal 1976 (COJO 76), p. 441.

References