Diving at the 1972 Summer Olympics

At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, four diving events were contested during a competition that took place at the Olympiapark Swimming Hall, from 27 August to 4 September (31 August, rest day), comprising 91 divers from 25 nations.[1]

Diving
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Diving pictogram.svg
VenueOlympia Schwimmhalle
Dates27 August 1972 (1972-08-27) through
4 September 1972 (1972-09-04)
No. of events4
Competitors91 from 25 nations
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1976 →

Medal summaryEdit

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

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Vladimir Vasin
  Soviet Union
Giorgio Cagnotto
  Italy
Craig Lincoln
  United States
10 m platform
details
Klaus Dibiasi
  Italy
Richard Rydze
  United States
Giorgio Cagnotto
  Italy

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Micki King
  United States
Ulrika Knape
  Sweden
Marina Janicke
  East Germany
10 m platform
details
Ulrika Knape
  Sweden
Milena Duchková
  Czechoslovakia
Marina Janicke
  East Germany

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)1113
  United States (USA)1113
3  Sweden (SWE)1102
4  Soviet Union (URS)1001
5  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0101
6  East Germany (GDR)0022
Totals (6 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 1972 Summer Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  2. ^ Organizing Committee for the Games of the XX Olympiad, Munich 1972, p. 325.

ReferencesEdit