The starting blocks can be no higher than 30 inches above water level.
What they wear depends on what events they are competing in. Most athletes wear modern athletic attire that can include warm up suits, shorts and tanks.
Tom is famous for his High Diving and Synchronised Diving.
3m Springboard is 3m
5m springboard is 5m
10m Platform is 10m
Water temperature shall be min. 26oC (79oF).
Actually there is but it's not an Olympic sport because of the depth of the pools and theres not enough people doing it
there are four events for the girls and 6 for the men
Over the past three Summer Olympics:
1) China has won 30 total diving medals (18 gold, 8 silver, 4 bronze).
2) Russia has won 13 total diving medals (2 gold, 5 silver, 6 bronze).
3) Australia has won 10 total diving medals (2 gold, 2 silver, 6 bronze).
It's not cold actually the rules mandate that the pool be 79 degrees F
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Well Tom Daley was 14 when he participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. But in 2006 he didn't qualify for the Commonwealth games because he was too young (around 12).
There is also the youth Olympics for under 18's although I am not sure.
It is an incredible 33.16 m high. The Olympic high diving board is only 10 metres, by comparison. You hit the water 7.28 metres away.
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Tom daley is the best diver and the fastest diver ever and he is participating in the olympics 2012 hopefully he will win the diving computation
It is broken into three sections ... 1) Preliminaries
3) Finals Medals are awarded to athletes who are in the first three positions after the Finals.
Well, probably a minimum of 4' to 5' but can go to what ever depth you can attain. That min. depth is so that you do not touch the bottom of the pool if you are doing laps in a lap pool.
It can be any depth you want
Tom wears very little clothing when diving, just a pair of Speedo swim briefs.
The world record of 177ft into open water is owned by Oliver Favre, who set the record in 1987 in France.
Olypmic diving boards are either 3 meter spring boards or 10 meter platforms. The divers must compete by performing five to six dives in their individual event. The following events are judged: * Women's Three-meter Springboard * Men's Three-meter Springboard * Women's 10-meter Platform * Men's 10-meter Platform * Women's Three-meter Synchronized Springboard * Men's Three-meter Synchronized Springboard * Women's 10-meter Synchronized Platform * Men's 10-meter Synchronized Platform
It depends on the scoring system you use and the type of meet that you are at. Generally, in a six lane pool at a duel swim meet scoring is as follows: Individual Events: 1st - 6 pts, 2nd - 4 pts, 3rd - 3 pts, 4th - 2 pts, 5th - 1 pt Relay Events: 1st - 12 pts, 2nd - 8pts, 3rd - 6 pts If the meet is a championship, then the points start at 16 for first place overall and then 14 for second and then decrease by ones until zero.
I hope this will help. The pool in Federal Way that was first used in the 1990 Goodwill games has a diving well 75' x 58' and a depth of 17'.
To keep the swimmers warm. The large pool is cold