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Kent Vosler

Full name: Kent Douglas Vosler
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: December 6, 1955 in Dayton, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Ron O'Brien Diving School, Columbus (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Biography

Kent Vosler competed for The Ohio State University from 1974-78. He was second on the 1-metre springboard at the 1977 NCAAs and third on the 3-metre springboard at the 1974 NCAAs. He later won four national titles on platform, his best event. Vosler won a bronze medal at the 1975 Pan American Games on platform. In 1977 he was gold medalist on platform at the World University Games, and was named Diver-of-the-Year by Swimming World magazine that year. Vosler just missed an Olympic medal when he placed fourth on platform at the 1976 Montréal Games.

Vosler wanted to compete at the 1980 Olympics, but when the US boycotted he retired from the sport and entered coaching. He coached for one year at the University of South Carolina and six seasons at the University of Florida, where he also earned a masters’ degree in exercise and sports sciences in 1986. Vosler then returned to medical school, receiving a D.O. degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1992. He eventually ending up practicing family medicine in Glendale, Arizona.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving Men's Platform United States USA 4

Men's Platform

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS DP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S J6S J7S DOD DC# SP
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Final 4 544.14
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Qualifying 3 QU 554.37
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 3T 41.58 7.5 7.5 7.5 8.0 8.5 8.0 7.5 1.8 0403B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 8 38.40 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.5 8.0 1.6 0103B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Final Round Dive #3 2 51.00 8.5 8.5 8.5 9.0 8.0 9.0 8.0 2.0 0301B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Final Round Dive #4 2T 51.03 8.0 8.0 8.5 9.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 2.1 0632C
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Final Round Dive #5 6 49.68 6.5 7.0 7.5 7.5 7.0 7.0 7.5 2.3 0614B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Final Round Dive #6 8 49.14 6.5 6.5 7.0 6.0 6.0 6.5 6.0 2.6 0107C
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Final Round Dive #7 4 67.86 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.5 8.0 7.5 7.5 2.9 0205B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Final Round Dive #8 7 54.27 7.5 5.5 8.0 6.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 2.7 0405B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Final Round Dive #9 2 67.23 8.5 8.0 8.5 7.5 8.5 9.0 8.0 2.7 0305C
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Final Round Dive #10 2 73.95 8.5 8.0 8.5 8.5 9.0 8.5 8.5 2.9 5136D
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 4 41.58 8.0 7.5 7.5 8.5 7.5 7.5 8.0 1.8 0403B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 16 37.44 7.5 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.0 7.5 1.6 0103B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 4T 46.80 8.0 8.0 7.5 9.0 7.5 8.0 7.5 2.0 0301B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 9 45.99 7.5 7.0 8.0 8.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 2.1 0632C
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Qualifying Dive #5 7T 53.82 8.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 8.0 7.5 7.5 2.3 0614B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Qualifying Dive #6 4 63.18 8.5 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.5 8.0 7.5 2.6 0107C
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Qualifying Dive #7 1 67.86 8.0 7.5 8.5 8.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 2.9 0205B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Qualifying Dive #8 8T 59.94 8.0 7.0 8.0 7.0 7.5 7.5 7.0 2.7 0405B
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Qualifying Dive #9 3 66.42 8.5 8.0 8.5 8.0 9.0 8.0 7.5 2.7 0305C
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Diving United States Qualifying Dive #10 2 71.34 8.5 7.5 8.5 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.5 2.9 5136D
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