Rick Earley

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRichard Douglas "Rick"•Earley
Used nameRick•Earley
Born3 August 1944 in Redlands, California (USA)
Measurements170 cm / 63 kg
AffiliationsPhillips 66, Long Beach (USA)
NOC United States


Rick Earley was from Fresno, California but attended Indiana University. He had his best year in 1971 when he won a gold medal in the 1971 Pan American Games on platform. It was a bit of an upset as he had been third on platform at the AAU outdoors and fourth indoors. Earley won the 1972 AAU title on platform and then finished sixth at the Olympics. He later became a diving coach at Southern Cal and with the Mission Viejo Nadadores.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Diving (Aquatics) USA Rick Earley
Platform, Men (Olympic) 6

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