Richard Kempster DEGENER

United States of America USA

Diving

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
    1 B
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Los Angeles 1932
  • Year of Birth
    1912
Olympic Results

Biography

Richard Kempster DEGENER

Before turning professional in 1937, Dick Degener won a total of 12 AAU titles, including five straight wins in the indoor springboard, beginning in 1932. After graduating from the University of Michigan, where he won two NCAA championships, Degener represented the Detroit AC. Known as the “Fred Astaire of diving”; he was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1971.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Berlin 1936

G
Springboard
Springboard Diving
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Los Angeles 1932

B
Springboard
Springboard Diving