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Skippy Browning

Full name: David Greig "Skippy" Browning, Jr.
Gender: Male
Born: June 5, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 14, 1956 in Rantoul, Kansas, United States
Affiliations: Texas Longhorns, Austin (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

While attending the University of Texas, Skippy Browning won four NCAA titles and between 1949 and 1954 he won six AAU indoor and two outdoor championships. Browning won his Olympic gold medal with an outstanding series of dives. He never scored less than seven points on any of his dives and nine of his 12 dives averaged over eight points. Browning was killed in a Navy jet crash on the Kansas plains two weeks before his 1956 Olympic training was due to begin.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving Men's Springboard United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Springboard

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS FP DP SP
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Standings 1 205.29
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final 1 205.29 115.70
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying 1 QU 89.59
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 1T 17.43
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 1 20.52
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #3 3 17.43
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #4 2 16.72
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #5 1 22.10
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #6 3 21.50
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 2 12.60
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 1 14.28
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 2 15.39
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 1 17.43
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #5 1 19.09
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #6 23 10.80
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