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Diving at the 1924 Paris Summer Games:

Men's Platform

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Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Tourelles Swimming Pool, Saint-Mandé
Date Started: July 19, 1924
Date Finished: July 20, 1924
Format: 5 and 10 metre platforms.

Gold: USA Al White
Silver: USA Dave Fall
Bronze: USA Bud Pinkston


Platform was contested from both a 5-metre and a 10-metre platform, with four compulsory dives from the 5-metre platform and four optional dives from the 10-metre platform. [Al White] won this event to complete the springboard/platform double in Paris, the first time this had been done at the Olympics. The bronze medal went to [Bud Pinkston], the defending champion. American men swept the medals, as they had in the springboard, with [David Fall] earning silver.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Al White 28 United States USA Gold
2 Dave Fall 21 United States USA Silver
3 Bud Pinkston 24 United States USA Bronze
4 Erik Adlerz 31 Sweden SWE
5 Eugène Lenormand France FRA
6 Helge Öberg 18 Sweden SWE
7 Sven Palle Sørensen 25 Denmark DEN
8 Adolf Hellquist 22 Sweden SWE
9 Hannes Kärkkäinen 21 Finland FIN
4 p1 r1/2 Luigi Cangiullo Italy ITA
4 p2 r1/2 Reggie Knight Great Britain GBR
4 p3 r1/2 André Cochinal France FRA
5 p1 r1/2 Eric MacDonald Great Britain GBR
5 p2 r1/2 Albert Van Heymbeek Belgium BEL
5 p3 r1/2 Lauri Kyöstilä 30 Finland FIN
6 p1 r1/2 Henk Lotgering 21 Netherlands NED
6 p2 r1/2 Étienne Vincent France FRA
6 p3 r1/2 Henk Hemsing 32 Netherlands NED
7 p1 r1/2 Santiago Ulio 14 Spain ESP
7 p3 r1/2 Antonio de Tort Spain ESP