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Springboard, Men

Date10 – 11 August 1936 — 08:00 (10-11/8)
StatusOlympic
LocationSchwimmstadion, Reichssportfeld, Berlin
Participants24 from 15 countries
Format3 metre springboard. Final round only. Five compulsory and five optional dives.

As they did at every Olympics from 1932-56, the American men swept the medals on the springboard. The gold medal went to Dick Degener, who had won bronze on springboard in 1932. Silver medalist Marshall Wayne returned a few days later to win gold on the platform in his only Olympic appearance. The bronze went to Al Greene in his only Olympic appearance.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPoints
1Dick DegenerUSA163.57Gold
2Marshall WayneUSA159.56Silver
3Al GreeneUSA146.29Bronze
4Tsuneo ShibaharaJPN144.92
5Johnny WeißGER141.24
6Leo EsserGER137.99
7Winfried MahraunGER134.61
8Tomio KoyanagiJPN133.07
9František LeikertTCH131.98
10Branko ZiherlYUG125.26
11Ismael RamziEGY121.67
12Roger HeinkeléFRA117.72
13Ilmari NiemeläinenFIN116.80
14Ron MastersAUS115.72
=15Josef NesvadbaTCH111.44
=15Hans HaasmannNED111.44
17Karl SteinerAUT109.54
18László HidvégiHUN107.49
19Ahmed Ibrahim KamelEGY105.02
20Freddie HodgesGBR102.98
21Frédéric BoeniSUI95.84
22László HódiHUN85.42
23Max HappleSUI80.24
DNFAlfredo Álvarez CalderónPER