Diving at the 1976 Summer Olympics

At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, four diving events were contested during a competition that took place at the Montréal Olympic Pool, from 19 to 27 July (24 July, rest day), comprising 80 divers from 22 nations.[1]

Diving
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Diving pictogram.svg
VenueMontréal Olympic Pool
Dates19 July 1976 (1976-07-19) through
27 July 1976 (1976-07-27)
No. of events4
Competitors80 from 22 nations
← 1972
1980 →

Medal summaryEdit

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

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Phil Boggs
  United States
Giorgio Cagnotto
  Italy
Aleksandr Kosenkov
  Soviet Union
10 m platform
details
Klaus Dibiasi
  Italy
Greg Louganis
  United States
Vladimir Aleynik
  Soviet Union

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Jennifer Chandler
  United States
Christa Köhler
  East Germany
Cynthia Potter
  United States
10 m platform
details
Elena Vaytsekhovskaya
  Soviet Union
Ulrika Knape
  Sweden
Deborah Wilson
  United States

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)2125
2  Italy (ITA)1102
3  Soviet Union (URS)1023
4  East Germany (GDR)0101
  Sweden (SWE)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 1976 Summer Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  2. ^ Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIst Olympiad, Montréal 1976 (COJO 76), p. 441.

ReferencesEdit