at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
|Venue||Montréal Olympic Pool|
|Dates||19 July 1976 through|
27 July 1976
|No. of events||4|
|Competitors||80 from 22 nations|
| Diving at the|
1976 Summer Olympics
|3 m springboard||men||women|
|10 m platform||men||women|
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.
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.
|3 m springboard|| Phil Boggs || Giorgio Cagnotto || Aleksandr Kosenkov |
|10 m platform|| Klaus Dibiasi || Greg Louganis || Vladimir Aleynik |
|3 m springboard|| Jennifer Chandler || Christa Köhler || Cynthia Potter |
|10 m platform|| Elena Vaytsekhovskaya || Ulrika Knape || Deborah Wilson |
|Totals (5 nations)||4||4||4||12|
Here are listed the nations that were represented in the diving events and, in brackets, the number of national competitors.
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