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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 August 27 to September 4 (August 31, rest day), comprising 90 divers from 25 nations.

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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.[1]

MenEdit

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

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
Micki King
  United States
Ulrika Knape
  Sweden
Marina Janicke
  East Germany
10 metre 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. ^ Organizing Committee for the Games of the XX Olympiad, Munich 1972, p. 325.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2006-11-22.
  • Organising Committee for the Games of the XX Olympiad, Munich 1972 (1974). Organising Committee for the Games of the XX Olympiad, Munich 1972, e.V. (eds.). The Official Report for the Games of the XX Olympiad Munich 1972 - Volume 3: The competitions (pdf). proSport GmbH & Co, KG, München. Retrieved 2007-01-06.CS1 maint: Uses editors parameter (link)