Coleman won the silver medal in the 10-metre platform and the bronze medal in the 3-metre springboard competition in 1928 in Amsterdam. Four years later, in Los Angeles she won the gold medal in the 3-metre springboard event and the silver medal in the 10-metre platform competition. She dominated diving competition for several years.
Coleman contracted polio in 1937. She recovered enough to start swimming again, but two years later died from polio-related pneumonia.
Georgia Coleman was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1966.
You can see Coleman demonstrating her dives on YouTube.