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Platform, Men

Date19 – 20 July 1924
StatusOlympic
LocationPiscine des Tourelles, Saint-Mandé
Participants20 from 10 countries
Format5 and 10 metre platforms.

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.

PosCompetitor(s)NOC
1Al WhiteUSAGold
2Dave FallUSASilver
3Bud PinkstonUSABronze
4Erik AdlerzSWE
5Eugène LenormandFRA
6Helge ÖbergSWE
7Sven Palle SørensenDEN
8Adolf HellquistSWE
9Hannes KärkkäinenFIN
4 p1 r1/2Luigi CangiulloITA
4 p2 r1/2Reggie KnightGBR
4 p3 r1/2André CochinalFRA
5 p1 r1/2Eric MacDonaldGBR
5 p2 r1/2Albert Van HeymbeekBEL
5 p3 r1/2Lauri KyöstiläFIN
6 p1 r1/2Henk LotgeringNED
6 p2 r1/2Étienne VincentFRA
6 p3 r1/2Henk HemsingNED
7 p1 r1/2Santiago UlioESP
7 p3 r1/2Antonio de TortESP

Round One (19 July 1924)

Top three in each pool advanced to the final round. Eight dives, four compulsory from 5 metres, and four optional from 10 metres.

Round One Pool One

PosCompetitor(s)NOCOrdinalsPoints
1Bud PinkstonUSA6.0507.5Q
2Erik AdlerzSWE11.0475.2Q
3Eugène LenormandFRA13.0435.6Q1
4Luigi CangiulloITA20.0398.8
5Eric MacDonaldGBR25.0345.5
6Henk LotgeringNED30.0303.0
7Santiago UlioESP35.0204.8

Round One Pool Two

PosCompetitor(s)NOCOrdinalsPoints
1Al WhiteUSA5.0491.8Q
2Helge ÖbergSWE10.0435.4Q2
3Hannes KärkkäinenFIN16.0408.2Q
4Reggie KnightGBR19.0394.5
5Albert Van HeymbeekBEL27.0354.3
6Étienne VincentFRA28.0354.0

Round One Pool Three

PosCompetitor(s)NOCOrdinalsPoints
1Dave FallUSA6.0472.9Q
2Adolf HellquistSWE9.0442.8Q
3Sven Palle SørensenDEN16.0400.0Q
4André CochinalFRA21.0374.2
5Lauri KyöstiläFIN23.0363.4
6Henk HemsingNED30.0306.0
7Antonio de TortESP35.0229.4

Final (20 July 1924)

Eight dives, four compulsory from 5 metres, and four optional from 10 metres.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCOrdinalsPoints
1Al WhiteUSA9.0487.3
2Dave FallUSA11.5486.5
3Bud PinkstonUSA16.5473.0
4Erik AdlerzSWE19.0468.9
5Eugène LenormandFRA24.0437.7
6Helge ÖbergSWE31.0429.0
7Sven Palle SørensenDEN36.0404.6
8Adolf HellquistSWE37.5403.2
9Hannes KärkkäinenFIN40.5380.9