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Diving at the 1968 Summer Olympics

At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, four diving events were contested during a competition that took place at the Francisco Márquez Olympic Pool, from 17 to 26 October (October 21, rest day), comprising 83 divers from 23 nations.

Medal summary

The events are named according to the International Olympic Committee labelling, but they appeared on the official report as "springboard diving" and "high diving" (or "platform diving"), respectively.[1]

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
 Bernard Wrightson
United States (USA)
 Klaus Dibiasi
Italy (ITA)
 Jim Henry
United States (USA)
10 metre platform
 Klaus Dibiasi
Italy (ITA)
 Alvaro Gaxiola
Mexico (MEX)
 Win Young
United States (USA)

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
 Susanne Gossick
United States (USA)
 Tamara Pogozheva
Soviet Union (URS)
 Keala O'Sullivan
United States (USA)
10 metre platform
 Milena Duchková
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Natalya Lobanova
Soviet Union (URS)
 Ann Peterson
United States (USA)

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 2 0 4 6
2  Italy (ITA) 1 1 0 2
3  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 0 0 1
4  Soviet Union (URS) 0 2 0 2
5  Mexico (MEX) 0 1 0 1

Participating nations

Here are listed the nations that were represented in the diving events and, in brackets, the number of national competitors.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Organizing Committee of the Games of the XIX Olympiad, pp. 376, 379, 737.

References

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