Diving at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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

Diving

Medal summaryEdit

The events are labelled as 3 metre springboard and 10 metre platform by the International Olympic Committee,[1] and appeared on the 1948 Official Report as springboard diving and highboard diving, respectively.[2]

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
  Bruce Harlan (USA)   Miller Anderson (USA)   Sammy Lee (USA)
10 m platform
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  Sammy Lee (USA)   Bruce Harlan (USA)   Joaquín Capilla (MEX)

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
  Vicki Draves (USA)   Zoe Ann Olsen (USA)   Patsy Elsener (USA)
10 m platform
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  Vicki Draves (USA)   Patsy Elsener (USA)   Birte Christoffersen (DEN)

Participating nationsEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)44210
2  Denmark (DEN)0011
  Mexico (MEX)0011
Totals (3 nations)44412


NotesEdit

  1. ^ IOC medals database
  2. ^ The Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948, p. 637.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2006-11-22.
  • Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948 (1951). "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948" (PDF). Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2008-04-03.

Coordinates: 51°33′29″N 0°16′59″W / 51.5581°N 0.2830°W / 51.5581; -0.2830