Diving at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games
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Diving at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

The diving field at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games will be gender-balanced, with 68 men and 68 women competing in July and August in the French capital.

Divers competing for the Paris 2024 Games come from 32 countries, an Olympic record for participating nations in diving.

The individual and synchronized diving events will take place at Olympic Aquatic Center from July 27 to August 10.

With a capacity of 6,000, the Olympic Aquatics Centre is one of two permanent sports facilities built for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The venue will also host artistic swimming and the preliminary phase of the men’s and women’s water polo tournaments at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

Men | Synchronized 3m Springboard


Image source: Wang Zongyuan competes in the men’s 3m springboard final at the World Aquatics Championships – Fukuoka 2023 (Istvan Derencsenyi/World Aquatics)

The following six athletes will compete in the men’s 3m springboard individual and synchronized events at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games: Wang Zongyuan (CHN), Osmar Olvera Ibarra (MEX), Giovanni Tocci (ITA), Lorenzo Marsaglia (ITA), Jules Boyer (FRA), Jack Laugher (GBR).

Women | Synchronized 3m Springboard


Image source: Yani Chang and Yiwen Chen of China compete in the women’s 3m springboard synchronized final at the World Aquatics Championships – Fukuoka 2023 (Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

The following nine athletes will compete in the women’s 3m springboard individual and synchronized events at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games: Chen Yiwen (CHN), Chang Yani (CHN), Yasmin Harper (GBR), Chiara Pellacani (ITA), Elena Bertocchi (ITA), Maddison Keeney (AUS), Sarah Bacon (USA), Viktoriya Kesar (UKR), Jette Muller (GER).

Men | Synchronized 10m Platform


Image source: China’s Yang Hao and Lian Junjie compete in the 10m synchronized diving event at the World Aquatics Championships – Fukuoka 2023. (Hiroyuki Nakamura/World Aquatics)

The following eight athletes will compete in the men’s 10m individual and synchronized events at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games: Yang Hao (CHN), Randal Willars Valdez (MEX), Kevin Berlin Reyes (MEX), Noah Williams (GBR), Rylan Wiens (CAN), Nathan Zsombor-Murray (CAN), Cassiel Rousseau (AUS), Timo Barthel (GER).

Women | 10m Synchronized Platform


Image source: Chen Yuxi and Quan Hongchan of China compete in the women’s 10m platform synchronized event at the World Aquatics Championships – Fukuoka 2023 (Tsutomu Kishimoto/Wolrd Aquatics)

THE The following 11 athletes will compete in the women’s 10m individual and synchronized events at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games: Chen Yuxi (CHN), Quan Hongchan (CHN), Andrea Spendolini Sirieix (GBR), Lois Toulson (GBR), Delaney Schnell (USA), Kim Mi Rae (PRK), Gabriela Agundez Garcia (MEX), Alejandra Orozco Loza (MEX), Sofiia Lyskun (UKR), Caeli McKay (CAN), Kate Miller (CAN).

Men | 3m Individual Springboard (25 participants)


Image source: Mexico’s Osmar Olvera Ibarra competes in the men’s 3m springboard final at the World Aquatics Championships – Fukuoka 2023 (Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

One athlete, Carson Tyler (USA), will compete in the men’s 3m springboard and men’s 10m platform individual events.


Image source: China’s Chen Yiwen Chen competes in the women’s 3m springboard final at the World Aquatics Championships – Fukuoka 2023 (Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

One athlete, Anisley Garcia Navarro (CUB), will compete in the women’s 3m springboard and women’s 10m platform individual events.


Image source: Cassiel Rousseau (AUS) dives to gold in the men’s 10m at the World Aquatics Championships – Fukuoka 2023 (Hiroyuki Nakamura/World Aquatics)


Image source: Chen Yuxi competes at the World Aquatics Championships – Fukuoka 2023 (Istvan Derencsenyi/World Aquatics)

Image source: Cuba’s Anisley Garcia Navarro has qualified to compete in the 3m springboard and 10m platform individual events at the Paris 2024 Olympics (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Thirty-two athletes from different countries have confirmed their participation in the diving events at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Here are the details of the athletes’ participation figures by country:

COUNTRY

MEN

WOMEN

TOTAL

Australia

4

5

9

AUSTRIA

1

0

1

BRA

1

1

2

CAN

2

3

5

CHN

6

4

ten

COLLAR

3

0

3

LION CUB

0

2

2

DOM

2

1

3

EGYPT

2

2

4

ESP

2

2

4

FR

5

4

9

GBR

6

5

11

GERMANY

4

5

9

In real life

1

1

2

ITA

4

4

8

JAM

1

0

1

Japan

2

3

5

KOREA

4

2

6

LAT

0

1

1

MAS

1

1

2

MEX

5

4

9

NED

0

1

1

NEITHER

0

1

1

New Zealand

0

1

1

POL

1

0

1

PRK

1

2

3

PURE

0

1

1

RSA

0

1

1

SWEDEN

0

1

1

United Kingdom

5

4

9

UNITED STATES

4

6

ten

Uzbekistan

1

0

1


Image source: American Marshall Wayne dives at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Marshall won the gold medal in the event. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Diving made its Olympic debut at 1904 Saint Louis Games and has been part of the Olympic Games events program ever since. Women competed in diving for the first time at the 1912 Stockholm OlympicsSynchronized diving competitions have been added to the Olympic sports events program Sydney 2000 Games.

Athletes from the United States initially dominated the diving events at the Games. However, competitors from the People’s Republic of China have been formidable in recent Olympics. Tokyo 2020 OlympicsChinese athletes won 12 of the 24 available diving medals, including seven golds in the eight medal events.


Image source: Brazil’s Ingrid Oliveira competes at the Fukuoka 2023 World Aquatics Championships, the first qualifying route for diving at the Paris 2024 Olympics (Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

The final list of diving participants for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games is based on divers competing in synchronized and individual events while achieving gender and event balance.

World Aquatics worked closely with the IOC Sports Department and the management of the World Technical Committee for Scuba Diving and also consulted his Member National Federations develop qualification principles for the diving events at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

The Olympic qualification principles for aquatic sports for the Paris 2024 Games were published on June 18, 2022. To know these principles, please refer to the following link: Principles of the Olympic qualification system for aquatic sports.

On December 22, 2022, World Aquatics released updates and clarifications to the principles of the Olympic Aquatics Qualification System, which can be viewed here here.

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