Diving at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's 10 metre platform

The women's 10 metre platform, also reported as 10-metre high diving, was one of four diving events on the Diving at the 1960 Summer Olympics programme.[1]

Women's 10 metre platform
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-75770-0228, Rom, XVII. Olympiade, Ingrid Krämer.jpg
Medal winners. From left to right: Paula Jean Myers-Pope, Ingrid Krämer and Ninel Krutova
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ingrid Krämer  United Team of Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Paula Jean Myers-Pope  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Ninel Krutova  Soviet Union
← 1956
1964 →
Gold medallist Ingrid Krämer in the final.

The competition was split into two phases:

  1. Preliminary round (29 August)
    Divers performed four voluntary dives without limit of degrees of difficulty. The twelve divers with the highest scores advanced to the final.
  2. Final (30 August)
    Divers performed two voluntary dives without limit of degrees of difficulty. The final ranking was determined by the combined score from the preliminary and final rounds.

ResultsEdit

Rank Diver Nation Preliminary Final
Points Rank Points Rank Total
  Ingrid Krämer   United Team of Germany 56.30 1 34.98 2 91.28
  Paula Jean Myers-Pope   United States 54.70 2 35.24 1 89.94
  Ninel Krutova   Soviet Union 53.38 3 33.61 3 86.99
4 Juno Stover-Irwin   United States 51.90 6 31.69 4 83.59
5 Raisa Gorokhovskaya   Soviet Union 51.53 8 31.50 5 83.03
6 Norma Thomas   Great Britain 51.77 7 30.44 7 82.21
7 Nicolle Péllissard-Darrigrand   France 49.68 12 31.50 5 81.18
8 Ann Long   Great Britain 52.12 5 28.86 9 80.98
9 Irene MacDonald   Canada 51.31 9 29.18 8 80.49
10 Kumiko Watanabe   Japan 51.04 10 28.56 10 79.60
11 Kanoko Tsutani-Mabuchi   Japan 49.76 11 28.14 11 77.90
12 Birte Christoffersen   Sweden 53.03 4 24.40 12 77.43
13 Maria Teresa Adames   Mexico 49.54 13 Did not advance
14 Hanna Laursen   Denmark 48.89 14 Did not advance
15 Gabriele Schöpe   United Team of Germany 48.81 15 Did not advance
16 Bende Velin   Denmark 48.35 16 Did not advance
17 Laura Conter   Italy 45.55 17 Did not advance
18 Susan Knight   Australia 43.03 18 Did not advance

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Diving at the 1960 Summer Olympics: Platform, Women". OlyMADMen. Retrieved 17 May 2020.

SourcesEdit