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Diving at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Springboard Final

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 1, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956
Format: Four optional dives. Score added to qualifying round score.

Gold: USA Bob Clotworthy
Silver: USA Don Harper
Bronze: MEX Joaquín Capilla

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC PTS FP
1 Bob Clotworthy 25 United States USA 159.56 69.49
2 Don Harper 24 United States USA 156.23 72.81
3 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 150.69 60.45
4 Glen Whitten 20 United States USA 148.55 59.35
5 Gennady Udalov Soviet Union URS 140.64 57.58
6 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 139.14 55.32
7 Günther Mund Chile CHI 137.53 56.99
8 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 136.08 55.63
9 Yury Kasakov Soviet Union URS 129.34 54.66
10 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 127.32 51.68
11 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 127.32 49.05
12 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 126.87 49.10

Final Round Dive #1

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Glen Whitten 20 United States USA 17.71
2 Don Harper 24 United States USA 17.48
3 Günther Mund Chile CHI 16.10
4 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 15.64
5 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 15.62
6 Yury Kasakov Soviet Union URS 15.41
7 Bob Clotworthy 25 United States USA 15.33
8 Gennady Udalov Soviet Union URS 14.72
9 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 14.03
10 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 12.74
11 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 10.50
12 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 7.28

Final Round Dive #2

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 19.24
2 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 17.16
3 Bob Clotworthy 25 United States USA 16.72
4 Don Harper 24 United States USA 16.33
5 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 15.18
6 Yury Kasakov Soviet Union URS 14.95
7 Gennady Udalov Soviet Union URS 13.78
8 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 13.44
9 Günther Mund Chile CHI 13.23
10 Glen Whitten 20 United States USA 12.74
11 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 12.39
12 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 11.76

Final Round Dive #3

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Don Harper 24 United States USA 19.76
2 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 18.46
3 Bob Clotworthy 25 United States USA 16.64
4 Gennady Udalov Soviet Union URS 16.12
5 Günther Mund Chile CHI 15.18
6 Glen Whitten 20 United States USA 15.12
7 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 14.56
8 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 14.16
9 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 14.08
10 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 13.80
11 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 13.64
12 Yury Kasakov Soviet Union URS 12.54

Final Round Dive #4

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC DP
1 Bob Clotworthy 25 United States USA 20.80
2 Don Harper 24 United States USA 19.24
3 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 17.55
4 Glen Whitten 20 United States USA 13.78
5 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 13.52
6 Gennady Udalov Soviet Union URS 12.96
7 Günther Mund Chile CHI 12.48
8 Yury Kasakov Soviet Union URS 11.76
9 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 11.44
10 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 9.62
11 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 9.18
12 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 6.24

Final Round Summary After 2 Dives

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC SP
1 Don Harper 24 United States USA 33.81
2 Bob Clotworthy 25 United States USA 32.05
3 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 31.98
4 Glen Whitten 20 United States USA 30.45
5 Yury Kasakov Soviet Union URS 30.36
6 Günther Mund Chile CHI 29.33
7 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 29.06
8 Gennady Udalov Soviet Union URS 28.50
9 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 28.03
10 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 25.79
11 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 25.68
12 Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 24.44

Final Round Summary After 3 Dives

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC SP
1 Don Harper 24 United States USA 53.57
2 Bob Clotworthy 25 United States USA 48.69
3 Roman Brener 24 Soviet Union URS 46.14
4 Glen Whitten 20 United States USA 45.57
5 Gennady Udalov Soviet Union URS 44.62
6 Günther Mund Chile CHI 44.51
7T Joaquín Capilla 27 Mexico MEX 42.90
7T Yury Kasakov Soviet Union URS 42.90
9 Yutaka Baba 22 Japan JPN 42.86
10 József Gerlach 18 Hungary HUN 42.11
11 Bill Patrick 24 Canada CAN 40.24
12 Juan Botella 15 Mexico MEX 39.43