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Brian Phelps

Full name: Brian Eric Phelps
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: April 21, 1944 in Chelmsford, Essex, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Diving

Related Olympians: Husband of Monica Rutherford.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Brian Phelps competed in diving when he was only 16 years old at the 1960 Olympics. He later won gold medals in platform diving at the 1962 and 1966 Commonwealth Games. He later met and married Monica Rutherford, who competed for Great Britain at the 1964 Olympics in gymnastics. After their competitive retirement they opened the OLGA Trampoline Club in the south of England and later trained many international competitors in that sport.

In January 2008, Phelps was arraigned on charges of rape, attempted rape, and 19 indecent assaults on females under the age of 15, all of which were alleged to have occurred between 1976 and 1986. He later admitted to multiple charges of indecent sexual assault, and in May 2008, he pleaded guilty to sexually abusing three young girls at his gymnastics club during the 1970s and 1980s. He was sentenced to nine years in prison.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Men's Platform Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Men's Platform Great Britain GBR 6

Men's Platform

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS FP SFP CP DP SP
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Final Standings 3 157.13
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Final 3 157.13 55.28
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Semi-Finals 2 QU 101.85 44.50
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Qualifying 1 QU 57.35
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Final Round Dive #1 5 17.38
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Final Round Dive #2 3 19.20
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Final Round Dive #3 5 18.70
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Semi-Finals Dive #1 4 11.84
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Semi-Finals Dive #2 3 13.68
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Semi-Finals Dive #3 2T 18.98
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Qualifying Dive #1 15 11.10
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Qualifying Dive #2 3T 13.87
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Qualifying Dive #3 5 14.44
1960 Summer 16 Roma Diving Great Britain Qualifying Dive #4 1 17.94
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Final Standings 6 143.18
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Final 6 143.18 49.33
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Qualifying 4 QU 93.85 75.39
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Final Round Dive #1 5 16.33
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Final Round Dive #2 5 15.84
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Final Round Dive #3 5 17.16
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Qualifying Dive #1 5 11.84
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Qualifying Dive #2 14T 12.54
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Qualifying Dive #3 13T 12.35
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Qualifying Dive #4 24 10.40
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Qualifying Dive #5 13T 12.42
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Qualifying Dive #6 8 15.84
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Diving Great Britain Qualifying Dive #7 1T 18.46