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Diving at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Platform Qualifying

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 5, 1956
Date Finished: December 5, 1956
Format: Six compulsory dives. Top 12 advanced to the final.

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

Qualifying

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC PTS
1 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 80.24 QU
2 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 78.68 QU
3 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 77.77 QU
4 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 76.77 QU
5 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 76.56 QU
6 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 75.07 QU
7 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 74.18 QU
8 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 73.02 QU
9 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 72.85 QU
10 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 70.76 QU
11 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 69.76 QU
12 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 69.39 QU
13 Gennady Galkin 22 Soviet Union URS 68.92
14 Peter Tarsey 19 Great Britain GBR 68.34
15 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 67.71
16 Helge Vasenius 29 Finland FIN 66.63
17 Frank Murphy 28 Australia AUS 66.29
18 William Tully Australia AUS 65.49
19 Günther Mund Chile CHI 63.01
20 Roy Walsh 20 Great Britain GBR 62.56
21 Raymond Cann 18 Great Britain GBR 60.08
22 Barry Holmes 21 Australia AUS 58.01

Qualifying Dive #1

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 12.78
2 Barry Holmes 21 Australia AUS 12.76
3 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 11.88
4 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 11.52
5T Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 11.20
5T Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 11.20
7 William Tully Australia AUS 10.98
8 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 10.65
9 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 10.50
10 Frank Murphy 28 Australia AUS 10.44
11 Gennady Galkin 22 Soviet Union URS 10.26
12 Helge Vasenius 29 Finland FIN 10.24
13T Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 10.20
13T Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 10.20
13T Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 10.20
16T Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 10.08
16T Raymond Cann 18 Great Britain GBR 10.08
18 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 10.05
19 Peter Tarsey 19 Great Britain GBR 9.92
20 Roy Walsh 20 Great Britain GBR 9.86
21 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 8.85
22 Günther Mund Chile CHI 4.64

Qualifying Dive #2

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 12.92
2 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 12.40
3 Frank Murphy 28 Australia AUS 12.19
4 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 11.97
5 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 11.73
6 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 11.70
7 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 11.68
8 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 11.39
9 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 11.34
10 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 11.22
11 Peter Tarsey 19 Great Britain GBR 10.83
12T Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 10.71
12T Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 10.71
14 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 10.20
15 Günther Mund Chile CHI 9.92
16T Roy Walsh 20 Great Britain GBR 9.88
16T Raymond Cann 18 Great Britain GBR 9.88
18 Helge Vasenius 29 Finland FIN 9.18
19 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 9.12
20 William Tully Australia AUS 8.84
21 Gennady Galkin 22 Soviet Union URS 8.10
22 Barry Holmes 21 Australia AUS 7.82

Qualifying Dive #3

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Gennady Galkin 22 Soviet Union URS 15.87
2 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 13.68
3 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 13.11
4 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 12.92
5 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 12.42
6 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 12.40
7 Helge Vasenius 29 Finland FIN 12.19
8 Frank Murphy 28 Australia AUS 11.59
9 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 11.40
10 Peter Tarsey 19 Great Britain GBR 11.16
11T Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 10.98
11T Günther Mund Chile CHI 10.98
13 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 10.88
14 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 10.40
15 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 10.26
16 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 9.90
17 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 9.44
18 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 9.36
19 Barry Holmes 21 Australia AUS 9.35
20T William Tully Australia AUS 9.12
20T Raymond Cann 18 Great Britain GBR 9.12
22 Roy Walsh 20 Great Britain GBR 8.96

Qualifying Dive #4

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1T József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 14.63
1T Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 14.63
3T Dick Connor 22 United States USA 14.04
3T Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 14.04
5 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 13.86
6 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 13.49
7 Helge Vasenius 29 Finland FIN 13.30
8 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 13.11
9 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 12.96
10 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 12.60
11 William Tully Australia AUS 12.35
12 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 11.88
13 Roy Walsh 20 Great Britain GBR 11.70
14 Peter Tarsey 19 Great Britain GBR 11.52
15 Raymond Cann 18 Great Britain GBR 11.34
16 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 11.16
17 Gennady Galkin 22 Soviet Union URS 11.04
18 Barry Holmes 21 Australia AUS 10.98
19 Frank Murphy 28 Australia AUS 10.20
20 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 9.80
21 Günther Mund Chile CHI 9.69
22 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 7.00

Qualifying Dive #5

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 15.30
2 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 14.76
3 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 14.44
4 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 14.04
5 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 13.50
6 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 13.14
7T Helge Vasenius 29 Finland FIN 12.60
7T Günther Mund Chile CHI 12.60
9 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 12.39
10 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 12.00
11 Gennady Galkin 22 Soviet Union URS 11.68
12T Dick Connor 22 United States USA 11.52
12T Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 11.52
14 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 11.34
15 Frank Murphy 28 Australia AUS 11.16
16 William Tully Australia AUS 11.00
17T Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 10.98
17T Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 10.98
19T Peter Tarsey 19 Great Britain GBR 10.88
19T Roy Walsh 20 Great Britain GBR 10.88
21 Barry Holmes 21 Australia AUS 8.70
22 Raymond Cann 18 Great Britain GBR 5.40

Qualifying Dive #6

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 19.68
2 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 18.63
3 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 18.17
4T Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 16.56
4T Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 16.56
6 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 16.10
7 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 15.64
8 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 15.60
9 Günther Mund Chile CHI 15.18
10 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 14.49
11 Raymond Cann 18 Great Britain GBR 14.26
12 Peter Tarsey 19 Great Britain GBR 14.03
13 William Tully Australia AUS 13.20
14 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 12.80
15 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 12.42
16 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 12.40
17 Gennady Galkin 22 Soviet Union URS 11.97
18 Roy Walsh 20 Great Britain GBR 11.28
19 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 11.05
20 Frank Murphy 28 Australia AUS 10.71
21 Helge Vasenius 29 Finland FIN 9.12
22 Barry Holmes 21 Australia AUS 8.40

Qualifying Summary After 2 Dives

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC SP
1 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 24.80
2 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 23.92
3 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 23.17
4 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 22.90
5 Frank Murphy 28 Australia AUS 22.63
6 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 21.93
7 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 21.90
8 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 21.89
9 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 21.73
10 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 21.42
11 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 21.36
12 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 20.91
13 Peter Tarsey 19 Great Britain GBR 20.75
14 Barry Holmes 21 Australia AUS 20.58
15 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 20.40
16 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 20.07
17 Raymond Cann 18 Great Britain GBR 19.96
18 William Tully Australia AUS 19.82
19 Roy Walsh 20 Great Britain GBR 19.74
20 Helge Vasenius 29 Finland FIN 19.42
21 Gennady Galkin 22 Soviet Union URS 18.36
22 Günther Mund Chile CHI 14.56

Qualifying Summary After 3 Dives

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC SP
1 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 37.20
2 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 35.58
3 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 35.00
4 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 34.85
5 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 34.30
6 Gennady Galkin 22 Soviet Union URS 34.23
7 Frank Murphy 28 Australia AUS 34.22
8 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 33.36
9 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 32.82
10 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 32.53
11 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 32.34
12 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 31.99
13 Peter Tarsey 19 Great Britain GBR 31.91
14 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 31.82
15 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 31.79
16 Helge Vasenius 29 Finland FIN 31.61
17 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 29.97
18 Barry Holmes 21 Australia AUS 29.93
19 Raymond Cann 18 Great Britain GBR 29.08
20 William Tully Australia AUS 28.94
21 Roy Walsh 20 Great Britain GBR 28.70
22 Günther Mund Chile CHI 25.54

Qualifying Summary After 4 Dives

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC SP
1 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 50.21
2 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 49.04
3 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 48.89
4 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 47.00
5 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 46.62
6 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 46.39
7 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 46.32
8 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 46.18
9 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 45.93
10 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 45.31
11 Gennady Galkin 22 Soviet Union URS 45.27
12 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 44.94
13 Helge Vasenius 29 Finland FIN 44.91
14 Frank Murphy 28 Australia AUS 44.42
15 Peter Tarsey 19 Great Britain GBR 43.43
16 William Tully Australia AUS 41.29
17 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 41.13
18 Barry Holmes 21 Australia AUS 40.91
19 Raymond Cann 18 Great Britain GBR 40.42
20 Roy Walsh 20 Great Britain GBR 40.40
21 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 38.79
22 Günther Mund Chile CHI 35.23

Qualifying Summary After 5 Dives

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC SP
1 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 64.97
2 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 64.19
3 Mikhail Chachba Soviet Union URS 60.62
4 Dick Connor 22 United States USA 60.56
5 Willie Farrell 22 United States USA 59.43
6 Ryo Mabuchi 23 Japan JPN 58.71
7 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 58.39
8 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 58.34
9 Gary Tobian 21 United States USA 58.14
10 Alberto Capilla 29 Mexico MEX 58.08
11 Helge Vasenius 29 Finland FIN 57.51
12 Gennady Galkin 22 Soviet Union URS 56.95
13 Ferenc Siák 23 Hungary HUN 56.29
14 Frank Murphy 28 Australia AUS 55.58
15 Peter Tarsey 19 Great Britain GBR 54.31
16 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 52.83
17 William Tully Australia AUS 52.29
18 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 52.11
19 Roy Walsh 20 Great Britain GBR 51.28
20 Barry Holmes 21 Australia AUS 49.61
21 Günther Mund Chile CHI 47.83
22 Raymond Cann 18 Great Britain GBR 45.82