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Diving at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Women's Plain High

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Antwerp Swimming Stadium, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 24, 1920
Date Finished: August 28, 1920
Format: 4 and 8 metre boards.

Gold: DEN Stefanie Clausen
Silver: GBR Eileen Armstrong
Bronze: SWE Ewa Olliwier


The 1920 women’s plain high diving event was contested under the same rules as the men’s event. It consisted of four dives - one each running and standing from both the 4- and 8-metre platforms. For her victory, in addition to a gold medal, Clausen was also awarded possession of the Challenge Prize that had been donated by Contessa Casa de Miranda.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Stefanie Clausen 20 Denmark DEN Gold
2 Eileen Armstrong 26 Great Britain GBR Silver
3 Ewa Olliwier 16 Sweden SWE Bronze
4 Belle White 25 Great Britain GBR
5 Aileen Riggin 13 United States USA
6 Betty Grimes 20 United States USA
4 p1 r1/2 Ragnhild Larsen 20 Norway NOR
4 p2 r1/2 Lily Beaurepaire 26 Australia AUS
5 p1 r1/2 Karin Leiditz 24 Sweden SWE
5 p2 r1/2 Helen Meany 15 United States USA
6 p1 r1/2 Selma Andersson 25 Sweden SWE
6 p2 r1/2 Brynhild Berge 18 Norway NOR
7 p1 r1/2 Alice Lord 18 United States USA
7 p2 r1/2 Märta Adlerz 23 Sweden SWE
8 p2 r1/2 Louise Petersen 26 Denmark DEN