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Encyclopedia > Diving at the 1924 Summer Olympics

At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, five diving events were contested. The Games of the VIII Olympiad were held in 1924 in Paris, France. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ... Diving refers to the sport of acrobatically jumping or falling into water. ...

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Medal summary

The events are labelled as 3 metre springboard, 10 metre platform and plain high diving by the International Olympic Committee[1], 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[2]. 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. Bold textralf is gay IOC redirects here. ...


Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard United States Albert White
United States (USA)
United States Peter Desjardins
United States (USA)
United States Clarence Pinkston
United States (USA)
10 metre platform United States Albert White
United States (USA)
United States David Fall
United States (USA)
United States Clarence Pinkston
United States (USA)
Plain high diving Australia Dick Eve
Australia (AUS)
Sweden John Jansson
Sweden (SWE)
Great Britain Harold Clarke
Great Britain (GBR)

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Women

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

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Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States United States 4 4 3 11
2 Australia Australia 1 0 0 1
3 Sweden Sweden 0 1 1 2
4 Great Britain Great Britain 0 0 1 1

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Notes

  1. ^ IOC medals database
  2. ^ Comité Olympique Français, p. 443.

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