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Diving at the 1924 Paris Summer Games:

Men's Platform

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Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Tourelles Swimming Pool, Saint-Mandé
Date Started: July 19, 1924
Date Finished: July 20, 1924
Format: 5 and 10 metre platforms.

Gold: USA Al White
Silver: USA Dave Fall
Bronze: USA Bud Pinkston


Platform was contested from both a 5-metre and a 10-metre platform, with four compulsory dives from the 5-metre platform and four optional dives from the 10-metre platform. Al White won this event to complete the springboard/platform double in Paris, the first time this had been done at the Olympics. The bronze medal went to Bud Pinkston, the defending champion. American men swept the medals, as they had in the springboard, with [David Fall] earning silver.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Al White 28 United States USA Gold
2 Dave Fall 21 United States USA Silver
3 Bud Pinkston 24 United States USA Bronze
4 Erik Adlerz 31 Sweden SWE
5 Eugène Lenormand France FRA
6 Helge Öberg 18 Sweden SWE
7 Sven Palle Sørensen 25 Denmark DEN
8 Adolf Hellquist 22 Sweden SWE
9 Hannes Kärkkäinen 21 Finland FIN
4 p1 r1/2 Luigi Cangiullo Italy ITA
4 p2 r1/2 Reggie Knight Great Britain GBR
4 p3 r1/2 André Cochinal France FRA
5 p1 r1/2 Eric MacDonald Great Britain GBR
5 p2 r1/2 Albert Van Heymbeek Belgium BEL
5 p3 r1/2 Lauri Kyöstilä 30 Finland FIN
6 p1 r1/2 Henk Lotgering 21 Netherlands NED
6 p2 r1/2 Étienne Vincent France FRA
6 p3 r1/2 Henk Hemsing 32 Netherlands NED
7 p1 r1/2 Santiago Ulio 14 Spain ESP
7 p3 r1/2 Antonio de Tort Spain ESP