You Are Here > SR/Olympics > Athletes > Juno Stover-Irwin

Juno Stover-Irwin

Full name: Juno Jean Pope Stover-Irwin (-Cox)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
Weight: 110 lbs (50 kg)
Born: November 22, 1928 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 2, 2011 in Union City, California, United States
Affiliations: LAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Juno Stover placed fifth in the 1948 Olympic platform, but as Mrs. Irwin she won medals in both 1952 and 1956. Her bronze medal in the 1952 platform was won while she was 3½ pregnant with her second child. At the Pan American Games she won silver in platform in 1955 as well as in 1959. Representing the Los Angeles AC, she won her second AAU platform title in 1960, and in that year became the first U.S. diver to compete in four Olympics. After retiring from active competition, Mrs. Irwin coached both men's and women's diving for a junior college and then became women's diving coach at [Cal/ Berkeley].

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 19 London Diving Women's Platform United States USA 5
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Diving Women's Platform United States USA 3 Bronze
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Diving Women's Platform United States USA 2 Silver
1960 Summer 31 Roma Diving Women's Platform United States USA 4

Women's Platform

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS FP DP SP
1948 Summer 19 London Diving United States Final Standings 5 62.63
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Diving United States Final Standings 3 70.49
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Diving United States Final 3 70.49 26.89
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying 3 QU 43.60
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 1 13.87
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 4 13.02
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 3 11.04
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 11 9.44
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 13 9.52
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 2 13.60
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Diving United States Final Standings 2 81.64
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Diving United States Final 2 81.64 30.83
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying 5 QU 50.81
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 2 14.96
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 4 15.87
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 12 10.88
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 12 12.06
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 2 13.80
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 6 14.07
1960 Summer 31 Roma Diving United States Final Standings 4 83.59
1960 Summer 31 Roma Diving United States Final 4 83.59 31.69
1960 Summer 31 Roma Diving United States Qualifying 6 QU 51.90
1960 Summer 31 Roma Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 6 15.36
1960 Summer 31 Roma Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 5 16.33
1960 Summer 31 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 7T 12.24
1960 Summer 31 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 16 11.34
1960 Summer 31 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 4 13.14
1960 Summer 31 Roma Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 8 15.18