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Men's 10 metre platform
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    Mexico
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    United States
«1952 1960»
Diving at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Diving pictogram.svg
3 m springboard   men   women
10 m platform   men   women

The men's 10 metre platform, also reported as high diving, was one of four diving events on the Diving at the 1956 Summer Olympics programme.

The competition was split into two phases held on different days:

  • Preliminary round (5 December) – Divers performed six voluntary dives of limited degrees of difficulty. The twelve divers with the highest scores advanced to the final.
  • Final (6 December) – Divers performed four voluntary dives without any limits of difficulty. The final score was the aggregate of the preliminary and final rounds' points.

Results

Rank Diver Preliminary Final
Points Rank Points Rank Total
Med 1.png  Joaquin Capilla (MEX) 78.68 2 73.76 2 152.44
Med 2.png  Gary Tobian (USA) 76.77 4 75.64 1 152.41
Med 3.png  Richard Connor (USA) 80.24 1 69.55 4 149.79
4  Gerlach József (HUN) 77.77 3 71.48 3 149.25
5  Roman Brener (URS) 76.56 5 66.39 5 142.95
6  William Farrell (USA) 75.07 6 64.05 7 139.12
7  Siák Ferenc (HUN) 72.85 9 65.98 6 138.83
8  Mikhail Chachba (URS) 73.02 8 61.50 8 134.52
9  Alberto Capilla Perez (MEX) 74.18 7 58.56 9 134.74
10  Juan Botella (MEX) 69.39 12 56.06 10 125.45
11  Yutaka Baba (JPN) 70.76 10 52.93 11 123.69
12  Ryo Mabuchi (JPN) 69.76 11 50.44 12 120.20
13  Gennady Galkin (URS) 68.92 13
14  Peter Tarsey (GBR) 68.34 14
15  William Patrick (CAN) 67.71 15
16  Helge Vasenius (FIN) 66.63 16
17  Francis Murphy (AUS) 66.29 17
18  William Tully (AUS) 65.49 18
19  Günther Mund Borgs (CHI) 63.01 19
20  Roy Walsh (GBR) 62.56 20
21  Raymond Cann (GBR) 60.08 20
22  Barry Holmes (AUS) 58.01 22

References

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Diving at the
1956 Summer Olympics
3 m springboard   men   women
10 m platform   men   women

The men's 10 metre platform, also reported as high diving, was one of four diving events on the Diving at the 1956 Summer Olympics programme.

The competition was split into two phases held on different days:

  • Preliminary round (5 December) – Divers performed six voluntary dives of limited degrees of difficulty. The twelve divers with the highest scores advanced to the final.
  • Final (6 December) – Divers performed four voluntary dives without any limits of difficulty. The final score was the aggregate of the preliminary and final rounds' points.

Medalists

GoldFile:Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).png Joaquin Capilla
Mexico (MEX)
Silver Gary Tobian
United States (USA)
Bronze Richard Connor
United States (USA)

Results

Rank Diver Preliminary Final
Points Rank Points Rank Total
File:Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).png Joaquin Capilla (MEX) 78.68 2 73.76 2 152.44
 Gary Tobian (USA) 76.77 4 75.64 1 152.41
 Richard Connor (USA) 80.24 1 69.55 4 149.79
4  Gerlach József (HUN) 77.77 3 71.48 3 149.25
5  Roman Brener (URS) 76.56 5 66.39 5 142.95
6  William Farrell (USA) 75.07 6 64.05 7 139.12
7  Siák Ferenc (HUN) 72.85 9 65.98 6 138.83
8  Mikhail Chachba (URS) 73.02 8 61.50 8 134.52
9 File:Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).png Alberto Capilla Perez (MEX) 74.18 7 58.56 9 134.74
10 File:Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).png Juan Botella (MEX) 69.39 12 56.06 10 125.45
11  Yutaka Baba (JPN) 70.76 10 52.93 11 123.69
12  Ryo Mabuchi (JPN) 69.76 11 50.44 12 120.20
13  Gennady Galkin (URS) 68.92 13
14  Peter Tarsey (GBR) 68.34 14
15  William Patrick (CAN) 67.71 15
16  Helge Vasenius (FIN) 66.63 16
17  Francis Murphy (AUS) 66.29 17
18  William Tully (AUS) 65.49 18
19  Günther Mund Borgs (CHI) 63.01 19
20  Roy Walsh (GBR) 62.56 20
21  Raymond Cann (GBR) 60.08 20
22  Barry Holmes (AUS) 58.01 22

References


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