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Diving at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games:

Men's Platform

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Host City: Berlin, Germany
Venue(s): Swimming Stadium, Imperial Sports Field, Berlin
Date Started: August 14, 1936
Date Finished: August 15, 1936
Format: 10 metre platform. Final round only. Four compulsory and four optional dives.

Gold: USA Marshall Wayne
Silver: USA Elbert Root
Bronze: GER Hermann Stork

Summary

Marshall Wayne won the gold medal on platform, shortly after winning a silver medal in the 1936 springboard. The battle for the other medals was very close with American Elbert Root earning silver by a margin of less than ½-point over Germans Hermann Stork, the bronze medalist, and Johnny Weiß, who placed fourth.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Marshall Wayne 24 United States USA Gold 113.58
2 Elbert Root 21 United States USA Silver 110.60
3 Hermann Stork 24 Germany GER Bronze 110.31
4 Johnny Weiß 22 Germany GER 110.15
5 Frank Kurtz 24 United States USA 108.61
6 Tsuneo Shibahara 19 Japan JPN 107.40
7 Siegfried Viebahn 25 Germany GER 105.00
8 Tomio Koyanagi 20 Japan JPN 94.54
9 Doug Tomalin 21 Great Britain GBR 94.14
10 Carlo Dibiasi 26 Italy ITA 90.66
11 László Hódi 24 Hungary HUN 89.25
12 Rauf Abdul Seoud 21 Egypt EGY 88.78
13 Ibrahim Khalil Egypt EGY 88.08
14 Ilmari Niemeläinen 25 Finland FIN 87.60
15 Ron Masters 23 Australia AUS 86.95
16 František Leikert 22 Czechoslovakia TCH 86.72
17 Ferrero Marianetti 24 Italy ITA 82.78
18 László Hidvégi 19 Hungary HUN 80.14
19 Václav Kacl 26 Czechoslovakia TCH 80.04
20 Branko Ziherl 19 Yugoslavia YUG 78.28
21 Sam Melberg 23 Norway NOR 77.76
22 Franco Ferraris 17 Italy ITA 77.60
23 Gösta Ölander 25 Sweden SWE 76.84
24 Jesús Flores 23 Mexico MEX 73.28
25 George Athans 15 Canada CAN 70.06
26 Josef Nesvadba 27 Czechoslovakia TCH 60.02