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Paula Jean Myers-Pope

Full name: Paula Jean Myers-Pope
Gender: Female
Height: 5-3.5 (162 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: November 11, 1934 in Lackawanna, New York, United States
Died: June 9, 1995 in Ventura, California, United States
Affiliations: Sammy Lee Swim Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Medals: 3 Silver, 1 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

After winning medals at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics as Paula Myers, Mrs. Myers-Pope won two more Olympic medals in 1960 when she finished as runner-up to the East German, Ingrid Krämer-Engel, in both the springboard and the platform. Paula Myers-Pope was a fine all-round diver, winning 11 AAU titles, and she was a double champion at the 1959 Pan American Games. She graduated from [Southern Cal] in 1957 and later trained at the Sammy Lee Swim Club. She and her husband later ran the Ojai Valley Racquet Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Diving Women's Platform United States USA 2 Silver
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving Women's Platform United States USA 3 Bronze
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving Women's Springboard United States USA 2 Silver
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving Women's Platform United States USA 2 Silver

Women's Springboard

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS FP SFP DP SP
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Final Standings 2 141.24
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Final 2 141.24 51.22
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Semi-Finals 4 QU 90.02 37.35
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Qualifying 2 QU 52.67
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 2 17.82
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 4T 15.40
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Final Round Dive #3 2 18.00
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Semi-Finals Dive #1 14 10.71
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Semi-Finals Dive #2 10 10.14
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Semi-Finals Dive #3 4 16.50
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 16 9.60
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 2 14.25
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 4T 13.49
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 3 15.33

Women's Platform

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS FP DP SP
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Diving United States Final Standings 2 71.63
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Diving United States Final 2 71.63 27.41
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying 2 QU 44.22
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 2 12.92
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 2 14.49
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 4 10.72
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 9 10.40
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 4 11.90
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 5 11.20
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Final Standings 3 81.58
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Final 3 81.58 28.62
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying 1 QU 52.96
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 3 13.44
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 5T 15.18
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 9T 11.36
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 9T 12.24
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 1 14.40
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 4 14.96
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Final Standings 2 88.94
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Final 2 88.94 34.24
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Qualifying 2 QU 54.70
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 1 17.68
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 4 16.56
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 13 10.92
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 11 12.06
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 2 16.10
1960 Summer 25 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 3 15.62
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