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Helen Meany

Full name: Helen Meany (-Gravis)
Gender: Female
Height: 4-11.5 (152 cm)
Born: December 15, 1904 in New York, New York, United States
Died: July 21, 1991 in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: Women's Swimming Association
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

After failing to place in the platform at the 1920 and 1924 Olympics, Helen Meany won the springboard in 1928. She was the first U.S. woman diver to compete at three Olympics. She competed for the Women's Swimming Association and won 13 AAU titles before her amateur career ended when she appeared in an unsanctioned water show in Miami Beach with Martha Norelius, Pete Desjardins and Johnny Weissmuller.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 15 Antwerpen Diving Women's Plain High United States USA 5 p2 r1/2
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving Women's Plain High United States USA 5
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Diving Women's Springboard United States USA 1 Gold

Women's Springboard

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS JO JP
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Diving United States Final Standings 1 6.0
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Diving United States Final Round Judge #1 1 1.0 85.5
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Diving United States Final Round Judge #2 1 1.0 77.5
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Diving United States Final Round Judge #3 1 1.0 77.2
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Diving United States Final Round Judge #4 1 1.0 78.7
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Diving United States Final Round Judge #5 2 2.0 74.2

Women's Plain High

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS JO JP
1920 Summer 15 Antwerpen Diving United States Round One Pool Two 5 23 145.00
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Final 5 22.0 148.0
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Round One Pool One 3 QU 16.5 152.0
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Final Round Judge #1 6 6.0 26
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Final Round Judge #2 1T 2.0 34
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Final Round Judge #3 5 5.0 27
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Final Round Judge #4 5T 5.5 27
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Final Round Judge #5 3T 3.5 34
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Round One Pool One Judge #1 3 3.0 28
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Round One Pool One Judge #2 1T 2.0 32
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Round One Pool One Judge #3 4 4.0 30
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Round One Pool One Judge #4 3T 3.5 29
1924 Summer 19 Paris Diving United States Round One Pool One Judge #5 4 4.0 33
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