Diving at the 1948 Summer Olympics


Diving at the 1948 Summer Olympics

At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, four diving events were contested. The competitions were held from Friday July 30, 1948 to Friday August 6, 1948.

Diving

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Medal summary

The events are labelled as 3 metre springboard and 10 metre platform by the International Olympic Committee[1], and appeared on the 1948 Official Report as springboard diving and highboard diving, respectively[2].

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
 Bruce Harlan
United States (USA)
 Miller Anderson
United States (USA)
 Sammy Lee
United States (USA)
10 metre platform
details
 Sammy Lee
United States (USA)
 Bruce Harlan
United States (USA)
 Joaquín Capilla
Mexico (MEX)

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
 Vicki Draves
United States (USA)
 Zoe Ann Olsen
United States (USA)
 Patsy Elsener
United States (USA)
10 metre platform
details
 Vicki Draves
United States (USA)
 Patsy Elsener
United States (USA)
 Birte Christoffersen
Denmark (DEN)

Participating nations

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 4 4 2 10
2  Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
 Mexico (MEX) 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

Notes

  1. ^ IOC medals database
  2. ^ The Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948, p. 637.

References


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