Diving at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Women's 10 metre platform

The women's 10 metre platform, also reported as high diving, was one of four diving events on the diving at the 1932 Summer Olympics programme. The competition was actually held from both 10 metre and 5 metre platforms. Divers performed a total of four compulsory dives – running plain header forward, standing backward spring and forward dive with pike (10 metre), standing forward plain header, running forward plain header (5 metre). The competition was held on Friday 12 August 1932. Seven divers from five nations competed.[1]

Women's 10 metre platform
at the Games of the X Olympiad
1st place, gold medalist(s) Dorothy Poynton-Hill  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Georgia Coleman  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Marion Roper  United States
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Since there were only seven entries, instead of groups, a direct final was contested.


Place Diver Nation Score
  Dorothy Poynton-Hill   United States 40.26
  Georgia Coleman   United States 35.56
  Marion Roper   United States 35.22
4 Ingeborg Sjöqvist   Sweden 34.52
5 Ingrid Larsen   Denmark 31.96
6 Etsuko Kamakura   Japan 31.36
7 Magdalena Epply   Austria 26.76


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Diving at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games: Women's Platform". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 4 December 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2020.