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Linda Cooper

Full name: Linda Lee Cooper (-Tiger)
Nickname(s): Tiger
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4 (163 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: July 19, 1944 in Loma Linda, California, United States
Affiliations: Commerce Swim Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Biography

Linda Cooper won a gold medal at the 1963 Pan American Games in diving, but just missed the podium at the 1964 Olympics, placing fourth. She competed for Long Beach State College and the Commerce Swim Club. Cooper won the 1962 AAU outdoor title on platform. After the Olympics she graduated from Loma Linda college with a degree in physical therapy, and in 1965 married an Air Force lieutenant named Bill Tiger. After raising three children the couple retired to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Women's Platform United States USA 4

Women's Platform

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS FP CP DP SP
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving United States Final Standings 4 96.30
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving United States Final 4 96.30 48.50
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving United States Qualifying 8 QU 47.80 32.84
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 4T 12.92
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 1 19.50
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving United States Final Round Dive #3 4 16.08
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 10 9.92
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 9T 12.20
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 9T 10.72
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 11 14.96
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