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Dick Connor

Full name: Richard Carroll "Dick" Connor
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6" (167 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: March 25, 1934 in Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: Pasadena Athletic and Country Club, Pasadena (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Dick Connor was born in Colorado but grew up in Salt Lake City, where he started diving. In 1951 he visited Southern California for several months with his parents and stayed there for his senior year of high school so he could train with Pasadena Athletic Club and Bud Lyndon. He won the Southern California High School Championship that year and earned a scholarship to USC. As a student at Southern Cal, Connor was undefeated in three years of Pacific Coast collegiate competition. Connor placed third at the 1955 AAU Meet on the platform and was second at the 1956 Olympic Trials. At the Melbourne Olympics Connor was in the lead after the qualifying round, but eventually finished in third place. Connor also represented the United States at the 1959 Pan American Games, where he placed fourth on platform.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving Men's Platform United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Platform

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS FP DP SP
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Final Standings 3 149.79
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Final 3 149.79 69.55
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying 1 QU 80.24
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 3 16.56
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 5 16.33
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Final Round Dive #3 6 16.90
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Final Round Dive #4 2T 19.76
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 9 10.50
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 8 11.39
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 3 13.11
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 3T 14.04
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #5 12T 11.52
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #6 1 19.68
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