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Title
Dorothy Poynton, Olympic diver, in straight position following a backward start, 1932
Date Created and/or Issued
1932
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Dorothy Poynton-Hill was an American diver who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics, in the 1932 Summer Olympics, and in the 1936 Summer Olympics. In 1928 she won the silver medal in the 3 metre springboard competition. Four years later she won the gold medal in the 10 metre platform event. In 1936 she won the gold medal in the 10 metre platform competition as well as the bronze medal in the 3 metre springboard event.
View from above of Dorothy Poynton, Olympic diver, in straight position with arms outstretched during the flight of her dive following a backward start
Text from negative sleeve: Poynton, Dorothy, swimmer, 1932
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_7240
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Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Sports
Divers--California--Los Angeles
People
Poynton-Hill, Dorothy, 1915-1995
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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