Host City: Los Angeles, United States
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming Stadium, Los Angeles, California
Date Started: August 12, 1932
Date Finished: August 12, 1932
Format: 5 and 10 metre platforms. Final round only. Four compulsory dives.
Competition took place on 5- and 10-metre platforms, with only four dives, all compulsory, two on the 5-metre platform and two on the 10-metre platform. There were only seven competitors, with the medals swept by United States’ divers. [Dorothy Poynton] won gold, after winning a silver on the springboard at the 1928 Olympics. She would return to the 1936 Olympics and defend her title on the platform and add a fourth Olympic medal, a bronze, on the springboard. Silver medalist Georgia Coleman repeated her performance at the 1928 Olympics, and also won a gold in 1932 on springboard. This was the only Olympic appearance for the bronze medalist, Marion Roper.
|1||Dorothy Poynton-Hill||17||United States||USA||Gold||40.26|
|2||Georgia Coleman||20||United States||USA||Silver||35.56|
|3||Marion Roper||21||United States||USA||Bronze||35.22|