Diving at the 1932 Summer Olympics

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Diving
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Diving pictogram.svg
Venue LA84 Foundation/John C. Argue Swim Stadium
Dates8 August 1932 (1932-08-08) through
13 August 1932 (1932-08-13)
No. of events4
Competitors28 from 9 nations
  1928
1936  

At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, four diving events were organized, two for men, and two for women. The competitions were held from Monday, 8 August 1932 to Saturday, 13 August 1932. [1]

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Medal summary

The events are labelled as 3 metre springboard and 10 metre platform by the International Olympic Committee, [2] and appeared on the 1932 Official Report as springboard diving and high diving, respectively. [3] The platform events included dives from both 10 metre and 5 metre platforms, but, from now on, the springboard events were reduced to dives from the 3 metre board. [4]

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
3 m springboard
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  Michael Galitzen  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Harold Smith  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Richard Degener  (USA)
10 m platform
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  Harold Smith  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Michael Galitzen  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Frank Kurtz  (USA)

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
3 m springboard
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  Georgia Coleman  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Katherine Rawls  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Jane Fauntz  (USA)
10 m platform
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  Dorothy Poynton  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Georgia Coleman  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Marion Roper  (USA)

Participating nations

A total of 28 divers (17 men and 11 women) from nine nations (men from seven nations - women from seven nations) competed at the Los Angeles Games:

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 44412
Totals (1 nations)44412

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References

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