Diving at the 1968 Summer Olympics

At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, four diving events were contested during a competition that took place at the Francisco Márquez Olympic Pool, from 17 to 26 October (21 October, rest day), comprising 81 divers from 21 nations.[1]

Diving
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
Diving pictogram.svg
VenueAlberca Olímpica Francisco Márquez
Dates17 October 1968 (1968-10-17) through
26 October 1968 (1968-10-26)
No. of events4
Competitors81 from 21 nations
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Medal summaryEdit

The events are named according to the International Olympic Committee labelling, but they appeared on the official report as "springboard diving" and "high diving" (or "platform diving"), respectively.[2]

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Bernard Wrightson
  United States
Klaus Dibiasi
  Italy
Jim Henry
  United States
10 m platform
details
Klaus Dibiasi
  Italy
Alvaro Gaxiola
  Mexico
Win Young
  United States

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Susanne Gossick
  United States
Tamara Pogozheva
  Soviet Union
Keala O'Sullivan
  United States
10 m platform
details
Milena Duchková
  Czechoslovakia
Natalya Lobanova
  Soviet Union
Ann Peterson
  United States

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)2046
2  Italy (ITA)1102
3  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1001
4  Soviet Union (URS)0202
5  Mexico (MEX)0101
Totals (5 nations)44412

Participating nationsEdit

Here are listed the nations that were represented in the diving events and, in brackets, the number of national competitors.

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Diving at the 1968 Summer Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  2. ^ Organizing Committee of the Games of the XIX Olympiad, pp. 376, 379, 737.

ReferencesEdit