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Louis Balbach

Full name: Louis James Balbach
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Born: May 23, 1896 in San Jose, California, United States
Died: October 11, 1943 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Columbia Lions, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Louis Balbach, a Californian studying at Columbia University, placed sixth on the platform at the 1920 Olympics in addition to taking the bronze medal in the springboard. Balbach first came to prominence as a teenager, winning the diving competition at the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair. He also entered the Olympic trials of both 1924 and 1928, by which time he was practicing law in Portland, Oregon.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Diving Men's Springboard United States USA 3 Bronze
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Diving Men's Platform United States USA 6

Men's Springboard

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Diving United States Final 3 15 649.50
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Diving United States Round One Pool One 2 QU 8 630.80

Men's Platform

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Diving United States Final 6 28 424.00
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Diving United States Round One Pool One 3 QU 17 409.15
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