- Diving at the 1912 Summer Olympics
At the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, four diving events were contested. For the first time, women competed in diving at the Olympic Games. The competitions were held from Saturday July 6, 1912 to Monday July 15, 1912.
The events are labelled as 10 metre platform, 3 metre springboard and plain high diving by the International Olympic Committee, and appeared on the 1912 Official Report as Plain and Variety Diving combined, Spring-board Diving and High (plain) Diving. The high diving events included dives from both 10 metre and 5 metre platforms, while the springboard diving included dives from 3 metre and 1 metre springboards.
Event Gold Silver Bronze 3 metre springboard
10 metre platform
Plain high diving
Event Gold Silver Bronze 10 metre platform
Great Britain (GBR)
A total of 57 divers (43 men and 14 women) from 10 nations (men from 9 nations - women from 3 nations) competed at the Stockholm Games:
- Austria (1) (men:0 women:1)
- Canada (2) (men:2 women:0)
- Finland (6) (men:6 women:0)
- Germany (4) (men:4 women:0)
- Great Britain (3) (men:2 women:1)
- Italy (1) (men:1 women:0)
- Norway (3) (men:3 women:0)
- Russia (1) (men:1 women:0)
- Sweden (34) (men:22 women:12)
- United States (2) (men:2 women:0)
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total 1 Sweden 3 2 2 7 2 Germany 1 2 1 4 3 Great Britain 0 0 1 1 Total 4 4 4 12
- "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. http://www.olympic.org/uk/athletes/results/search_r_uk.asp. Retrieved 2006-11-20.
- Swedish Olympic Committee; Erik Bergvall (December 1913). "The Official Report of the Olympic Games of Stockholm 1912" (pdf). Wahlström & Widstrand. http://www.aafla.org/6oic/OfficialReports/1912/1912.pdf. Retrieved 2006-12-23.
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