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Diving at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Platform Final

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 6, 1956
Date Finished: December 6, 1956
Format: Four optional dives. Score added to qualifying round score.

Gold: MEX Joaquín Capilla
Silver: USA Gary Tobian
Bronze: USA Dick Connor

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC PTS FP
1 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 152.44 73.76
2 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 152.41 75.64
3 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 149.79 69.55
4 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 149.25 71.48
5 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 142.95 66.39
6 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 139.12 64.05
7 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 138.83 65.98
8 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 134.52 61.50
9 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 132.74 58.56
10 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 125.45 56.06
11 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 123.69 52.93
12 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 120.20 50.44

Final Round Dive #1

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 18.00
2 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 16.79
3 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 16.56
4 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 16.08
5 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 16.06
6 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 15.62
7 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 15.18
8 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 14.72
9 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 14.52
10 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 13.86
11 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 13.23
12 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 12.96

Final Round Dive #2

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 19.24
2 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 18.90
3 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 18.24
4 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 16.75
5 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 16.33
6 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 15.12
7 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 14.82
8 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 14.40
9 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 14.03
10 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 13.50
11 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 12.19
12 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 10.34

Final Round Dive #3

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 19.71
2 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 18.98
3 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 18.90
4 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 18.20
5 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 17.68
6 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 16.90
7 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 15.86
8 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 15.75
9 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 14.56
10 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 13.78
11 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 13.20
12 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 11.28

Final Round Dive #4

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 21.32
2T Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 19.76
2T Dick Connor 22 United States USA 19.76
4 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 19.50
5T Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 18.20
5T Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 18.20
7 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 18.17
8 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 16.12
9 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 14.74
10 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 14.04
11 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 13.11
12 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 11.18

Final Round Summary After 2 Dives

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC SP
1 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 36.90
2 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 34.30
3 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 33.54
4 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 32.89
5 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 32.47
6 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 30.90
7 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 30.74
8 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 29.58
9 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 28.55
10 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 28.22
11 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 26.05
12 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 23.30

Final Round Summary After 3 Dives

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC SP
1 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 55.88
2 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 52.44
3 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 51.98
4 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 49.79
5 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 48.22
6 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 47.93
7 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 47.78
8 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 46.76
9 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 44.52
10 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 41.75
11 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 37.86
12 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 37.33