119 Divers To Take Part In FINA Diving Grand Prix 2018

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February 21st, 2018 Diving

Press Release courtesy of FINA

Rostock, Germany, is set to host the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2018 for the 24th consecutive year.

Since 1995, the world’s diving elite gathers for this prestigious annual event, which has become a milestone in the discipline. The complex in the German city has opened in 1955 and has been the stage of annual international competitions since 1956.

119* athlete from 24 nations will headline the event this weekend.

*Armenia (3), Australia (5), Bulgaria (2), China (10), Germany (17), Denmark (1), Finland (1), France (1), Great Britain (10), Italy (3), Canada (4), Colombia (6), Croatia (3), Lithuania (1), Malaysia (3), Mexico (8), Netherlands (4), Russia (7), Switzerland (2), Sweden (4), Spain (2), Ukraine (8), USA (7), Belarus (4)
  
The three-day competition’s schedule from February 23-25 unfolds as follows:

Friday
23/02
Saturday
24/02
Sunday
25/02
9:30

  • Springboard 3m Men (prelim)
  • Platform Women (prelim(
  • Springboard 3m Men (semi A, B)
  • Platform Women (semi A, B)
10:00

  • Sprinboard 3m Women (prelim)
  • Springboard 3m Women (semi A, B)
10:00

  • Platform Men (prelim)
  • Platform Men (semi A, B)
17:00

  • Opening ceremony
  • Mixed Synchro 3m (final)
  • Victory ceremony
  • Platform Women (final)
  • Victory ceremony
  • Springboard 3m Men (final)
  • Victory ceremony
14:00

  • Synchro 10m Men (final)
  • Victory ceremony
  • Mixed Synchro 10m (final)
  • Victory ceremony
  • Synchro 3m Men (final)
  • Victory ceremony
14:00

  • Synchro 10m Women (final)
  • Victory ceremony
  • Synchro 3m Women (final)
  • Victory ceremony
  • Platform Men (final)
  • Victory ceremony


Calendar 2018

#1 – Rostock (GER) – February 23-25
#2 – Calgary (CAN) – May 10-13
#3 – Bolzano (ITA) – July 6-8
#4 – Madrid (ESP) – July 13-15
#5 – Kuala Lumpur (MAS) – November 9-11
# 6 – tbc (AUS) – November 15-18
#7 – Singapore (SGP) – November 23-25

Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA)

The Fédération Internationale de Natation, founded in 1908, is the governing body for aquatics worldwide. FINA’s five discipline Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Diving, Water Polo and Synchronised Swimming – are all included in the Olympic programme. High Diving made its first appearance in FINA events at the 2013 FINA World Championships. FINA counts 209 affiliated National Federations on the five continents and has its headquarters in Lausanne (SUI).

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