Diving at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, five diving events were contested. The competitions were held from Monday, July 14, 1924 to Sunday, July 20, 1924.[1]


Medal summary[edit]

The events are labelled as 3 metre springboard, 10 metre platform and plain high diving by the International Olympic Committee,[2] and appeared on the 1924 Official Report as plongeons du tremplin, plongeons de haut vol variés (men) or plongeons de haut vol ordinaires (women) and plongeons de haut vol ordinaires (men), respectively.[3] The high diving and 10 metre platform events included dives from both 10 metre and 5 metre platforms, while the springboard events included dives from 3 metre and 1 metre springboards.


Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
 Albert White (USA)  Pete Desjardins (USA)  Clarence Pinkston (USA)
10 m platform
 Albert White (USA)  David Fall (USA)  Clarence Pinkston (USA)
Plain high diving
 Dick Eve (AUS)  John Jansson (SWE)  Harold Clarke (GBR)


Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
 Elizabeth Becker-Pinkston (USA)  Aileen Riggin (USA)  Caroline Fletcher (USA)
10 m platform
 Caroline Smith (USA)  Elizabeth Becker-Pinkston (USA)  Hjördis Töpel (SWE)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 71 divers (45 men and 26 women) from 14 nations (men from 13 nations - women from 9 nations) competed at the Paris Games:

Medal table[edit]

1 United States44311
2 Australia1001
3 Sweden0112
4 Great Britain0011
Totals (4 nations)55515


  1. ^ "Diving at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". Archived from the original on 2009-10-12. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  2. ^ "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2006-11-20.
  3. ^ Comité Olympique Français (1924). "Les Jeux de la VIIIe Olympiade - Rapport Officiel, p. 443" (PDF). Archived from the original (pdf) on 2008-04-10. Retrieved 2006-12-28.