Diving at the 1956 Summer Olympics

At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, four diving events were contested.[1]

Diving
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Diving pictogram.svg
VenueMelbourne Sports and Entertainment Centre
Dates30 November 1956 (1956-11-30) through
7 December 1956 (1956-12-07)
No. of events4
Competitors60 from 16 nations
← 1952
1960 →

Medal summaryEdit

The events are labelled as 3 metre springboard and 10 metre platform by the International Olympic Committee,[2] and appeared on the 1956 Official Report as springboard diving and high diving, respectively.[3]

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
Bob Clotworthy
  United States
Donald Harper
  United States
Joaquín Capilla
  Mexico
10 metre platform
details
Joaquín Capilla
  Mexico
Gary Tobian
  United States
Richard Connor
  United States

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
Pat McCormick
  United States
Jeanne Stunyo
  United States
Irene MacDonald
  Canada
10 metre platform
details
Pat McCormick
  United States
Juno Stover-Irwin
  United States
Paula Jean Myers-Pope
  United States

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)3429
2  Mexico (MEX)1012
3  Canada (CAN)0011
Totals (3 nations)44412

Participating nationsEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Diving at the 1956 Summer Olympics". OlyMADMen. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  2. ^ IOC medals database
  3. ^ The Organising Committee of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956, pp. 591, 594.

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