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Bernie Wrightson

Full name: Bernard Charles "Bernie" Wrightson
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: June 25, 1944 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Affiliations: Dick Smith Swim Gym
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

In 1967 Bernie Wrightson won the springboard at the Pan American Games and the following year, prior to winning his Olympic gold medal, he equalled Gary Tobian's record of seven AAU outdoor diving championships. Wrightson attended Arizona State and in his senior year (1966), won the NCAA springboard. At the time of his Olympic victory he was serving as an enlisted man in the Navy.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving Men's Springboard United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Springboard

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS FP DP SP
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Final Standings 1 170.15
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Final 1 170.15 67.20
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Qualifying 3 QU 102.95
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 1 22.96
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 2 21.28
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Final Round Dive #3 1 22.96
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 4T 12.00
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 2 13.09
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 1 15.96
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 1 13.12
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Qualifying Dive #5 1 15.96
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Qualifying Dive #6 11T 17.16
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Diving United States Qualifying Dive #7 15 15.66
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