Diving at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Diving
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Diving pictogram.svg
Venue Wembley Arena
Dates30 July 1948 (1948-07-30) through
5 August 1948 (1948-08-05)
No. of events4
Competitors63 from 22 nations
  1936
1952  

At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, four diving events were contested. The competitions were held from Friday 30 July 1948 to Friday 6 August 1948. [1] [2]

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Diving pictogram.svg

Medal summary

The events are labelled as 3 metre springboard and 10 metre platform by the International Olympic Committee, [3] and appeared on the 1948 Official Report as springboard diving and highboard diving, respectively. [4]

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
3 m springboard
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  Bruce Harlan  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Miller Anderson  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Sammy Lee  (USA)
10 m platform
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  Sammy Lee  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Bruce Harlan  (USA)Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg  Joaquín Capilla  (MEX)

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
3 m springboard
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  Vicki Draves  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Zoe Ann Olsen  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Patsy Elsener  (USA)
10 m platform
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  Vicki Draves  (USA)US flag 48 stars.svg  Patsy Elsener  (USA)Flag of Denmark.svg  Birte Christoffersen  (DEN)

Participating nations

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)44210
2Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0011
Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg  Mexico  (MEX)0011
Totals (3 nations)44412

Notes

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Diving at the 1948 London Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 4 December 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  2. "Diving at the 1948 Summer Olympics". OlyMADMen. Retrieved 15 May 2020.
  3. IOC medals database
  4. The Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948, p. 637.

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