Diving at the 1904 Summer Olympics

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Diving
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Diving pictogram.svg
Venue Forest Park
Dates5 September 1904 (1904-09-05) through
6 September 1904 (1904-09-06)
No. of events2
Competitors10 from 2 nations
1908  

At the 1904 Summer Olympics , in St. Louis, diving debuted as an official two-event Olympic sport. The competitions were held on Monday, 5 September 1904 and on Wednesday, 6 September 1904. It included the only Olympic appearance of the plunge for distance event. [1]

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Medal summary

EventGoldSilverBronze
Platform
details
US flag 45 stars.svg  George Sheldon  (USA)Flag of the German Empire.svg  Georg Hoffmann  (GER)Flag of the German Empire.svg  Alfred Braunschweiger  (GER)
US flag 45 stars.svg  Frank Kehoe  (USA)
Plunge for distance
details
US flag 45 stars.svg  William Paul Dickey  (USA)US flag 45 stars.svg  Edgar Adams  (USA)US flag 45 stars.svg  Leo Budd Goodwin  (USA)

Participating nations

A total of ten divers from two nations competed at the St. Louis Games:

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1US flag 45 stars.svg  United States  (USA)2125
2Flag of the German Empire.svg  Germany  (GER)0112
Totals (2 nations)2237

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Diving at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 4 December 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2020.

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