| Event type

Platform, Women

Date13 August 1936 — 08:30
LocationSchwimmstadion, Reichssportfeld, Berlin
Participants22 from 10 countries
Format10 metre platform. Final round only. Four compulsory dives.

For the first time this event was contested fully from a 10-metre platform, with four compulsory dives in a single final round. Dorothy Poynton-Hill repeated her gold medal performance from Los Angeles. She also won a 1928 springboard silver and added a bronze medal on springboard in Berlin, finishing her Olympic career with four diving medals. The silver medal in this event went to Velma Dunn in her only Olympic appearance. Likewise, German bronze medalist Käthe Köhler was competing in her only Olympic event. The event was very close with only ½-point separating the three medalists.

1Dorothy Poynton-HillUSA33.93Gold
2Velma DunnUSA33.63Silver
3Käthe KöhlerGER33.43Bronze
4Reiko OsawaJPN32.53
5Cornelia GilissenUSA30.47
6Fusako KonoJPN30.24
7Jean GilbertGBR30.16
8Änne EhscheidtGER29.90
9Ingeborg SjöqvistSWE29.67
10Ann-Margret NirlingSWE29.20
11Anni KappGER28.66
12Inger NordbøNOR28.62
13Tullik HelsingNOR28.40
14Masayo OsawaJPN28.10
15Mette GregaardDEN27.54
16Therese RampelAUT27.16
17Karen Margrete AndersenDEN27.08
18Madge MoultonGBR26.62
19Lynda AdamsCAN26.52
20Cécile Lesprit-PoirierFRA25.56
21Magdalena StaudingerAUT25.04
22Thelma BoughnerCAN24.30