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Diving at the 1924 Paris Summer Games:

Men's Springboard

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Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Tourelles Swimming Pool, Saint-Mandé
Date Started: July 16, 1924
Date Finished: July 17, 1924
Format: 1 and 3 metre boards.

Gold: USA Al White
Silver: USA Pete Desjardins
Bronze: USA Bud Pinkston


[Al White] and [Pete Desjardins] split the judges votes with White receiving three first-place votes and Desjardins two, White winning the gold medal on total ordinals, 7.0 to 8.0. American [Bud Pinkston] completed the American sweep in the event. White would win the platform three days later to become the first diver to win the springboard/platform double at a single Olympics. Desjardins would not compete in the platform in Paris but would return in Amsterdam and also win the springboard/platform double. Pinkston also won the bronze medal in the platform at Paris. He was an Olympic veteran, having won silver in this event and gold on the platform in 1920.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Al White 28 United States USA Gold
2 Pete Desjardins 17 United States USA Silver
3 Bud Pinkston 24 United States USA Bronze
4 Edmund Lindmark 29 Sweden SWE
5 Dick Eve 23 Australia AUS
6 Adolf Hellquist 22 Sweden SWE
7 Curt Sjöberg 27 Sweden SWE
8 Henk Hemsing 32 Netherlands NED
9 Július Baláž 22 Czechoslovakia TCH
4 p1 r1/2 Rémi Weil 24 France FRA
4 p2 r1/2 Gregory Matveieff 22 Great Britain GBR
4 p3 r1/2 Paul Raeth 25 France FRA
5 p1 r1/2 Henk Lotgering 21 Netherlands NED
5 p2 r1/2 Antoine Jacob France FRA
5 p3 r1/2 Atte Lindqvist 29 Finland FIN
6 p1 r1/2 Eric MacDonald Great Britain GBR
6 p2 r1/2 Arthur Bischoff 22 Switzerland SUI