FINA Diving World Cup

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The FINA Diving World Cup is an international biennial diving competition that was first contested in The Woodlands, Texas in 1979. [1]

Diving (sport) Sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard

Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, usually while performing acrobatics. Diving is an internationally recognized sport that is part of the Olympic Games. In addition, unstructured and non-competitive diving is a recreational pastime.

The Woodlands, Texas Census-designated place and Special-purpose district in Texas, United States

The Woodlands is a master planned community and census-designated place (CDP) in the U.S. state of Texas in the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. It is primarily located in Montgomery County, with portions extending into Harris County. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 93,847, up from 55,649 at the 2000 census. In 2018, the Howard Hughes Corporation estimated the population to be 116,278.

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The 2012 edition served as Diving's test event for the 2012 Olympics, [2] as well as the final qualifying event for Diving at those Games.

2012 Summer Olympics Games of the XXX Olympiad, held in London in 2012

The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom. The first event, the group stage in women's football, began on 25 July at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, followed by the opening ceremonies on 27 July. 10,768 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participated.

Tom Daley (UK, b. 21 May 1994) is the youngest medallist at a FINA Diving World Cup. He was aged 13 years 277 days when he won bronze in the 10 m synchro competition in Beijing, China, on 22 February 2008. [3]

Tom Daley British diver

Thomas Robert Daley is a British diver. He specialises in the 10-metre platform event and is a double World champion in the event; he won the 2009 FINA World Championship in the individual event at the age of 15, before regaining it in 2017. He was the 2012 Olympic bronze medalist in the event.

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EditionYearCityCountry
1 1979 The Woodlands Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2 1981 Mexico City Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
3 1983 The Woodlands Flag of the United States.svg  United States
4 1985 Shanghai Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
5 1987 Amersfoort Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
6 1989 Indianapolis Flag of the United States.svg  United States
7 1991 Winnipeg Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
8 1993 Beijing Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
9 1995 Atlanta Flag of the United States.svg  United States
10 1997 Mexico City Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
11 1999 Wellington Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
12 2000 Sydney Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
13 2002 Seville Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
14 2004 Athens Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
15 2006 Changshu Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
16 2008 Beijing Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
17 2010 Changzhou Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
18 2012 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
19 2014 Shanghai Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
20 2016 Rio de Janeiro Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
21 2018 Wuhan Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
22 2020 Tokyo Flag of Japan.svg  Japan

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References

  1. Structure. Fina.org. Retrieved on 2010-10-19.
  2. London 2012 – Diving test event subpage of the FINA website. Published 2011-10-12; retrieved 2012-03-03.
  3. Glenday, Craig (2014). Guinness World Records 2014. p. 260. ISBN   978-1-908843-15-9.