Diving at the 1904 Summer Olympics

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]

at the Games of the III Olympiad
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VenueForest Park
Dates5 September 1904 (1904-09-05) through
6 September 1904 (1904-09-06)
No. of events2
Competitors10 from 2 nations
1908 →

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
  George Sheldon (USA)   Georg Hoffmann (GER)   Alfred Braunschweiger (GER)
  Frank Kehoe (USA)
Plunge for distance
  William Paul Dickey (USA)   Edgar Adams (USA)   Leo Budd Goodwin (USA)

Participating nationsEdit

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

Medal tableEdit

1  United States (USA)2125
2  Germany (GER)0112
Totals (2 nations)2237


  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.