Janet Ely

Janet Ely (later Lagourgue, born September 12, 1953) is a retired American female diver. She competed at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics and finished fourth in 1972, both in the 3 m springboard and 10 m platform. In 1975 she won the world title in the platform and placed second at the Pan American Games. Domestically Ely held the AAU platform titles in 1972 and 1975.[1]

Janet Ely
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Ely at the 1972 U.S. Olympic Trials
Personal information
Born (1953-09-12) September 12, 1953 (age 67)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Height163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
ClubBryan Robbins Divers' Club
University of Michigan
Coached byDick Kimball[1]

Ely graduated from the University of Michigan in 1972, and later coached divers at the Mission Viejo Nadadores.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Janet Ely". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on November 3, 2012.