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Diving at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Qualification

Diving at the
2016 Summer Olympics
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List of divers
Qualification
3 m springboard   men   women
10 m platform   men   women
Synchronized
3 m springboard
  men   women
Synchronized
10 m platform
  men   women

This article details the qualifying phase for diving at the 2016 Summer Olympics. The competition at these Games will comprise a total of 136 athletes coming from the different nations; each has been allowed to enter not more than 16 divers (up to eight males and eight females) with only two in individual events and a pair in synchronized events.[1]

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SummaryEdit

For individual diving, the top twelve from the 2015 World Championships, the five continental champions and the eighteen semifinalists at the 2016 Diving World Cup will achieve a quota spot. For the pairs events, the top three from the world championships, the top four from the world cup and the hosts qualify.[1]

Nation Synchronized diving Individual diving Total
Men's
3 m
Men's
10 m
Women's
3 m
Women's
10 m
Men's
3 m
Men's
10 m
Women's
3 m
Women's
10 m
Quotas Athletes
  Australia X 2 2 2 2 9 9
  Austria 1 1 1
  Belarus 2 2 2
  Brazil X X X X 1 1 1 1 8 9
  Canada X X 1 2 2 2 9 7
  China X X X X 2 2 2 2 12 13
  Colombia 1 2 1 4 4
  Croatia 1 1 1
  Egypt 1 1 1 1 4 4
  France 1 1 1 3 3
  Germany X X X 2 2 2 2 11 8
  Great Britain X X X X 2 1 2 2 11 11
  Hungary 1 1 1
  Ireland 1 1 1
  Italy X X 2 1 2 1 8 8
  Jamaica 1 1 1
  Japan 2 1 3 3
  Malaysia X X 1 1 2 2 8 6
  Mexico X X X 2 2 2 2 11 9
  Netherlands 1 1 1
  New Zealand 1 1 1
  North Korea X 2 3 3
  Puerto Rico 1 1 1
  Russia X X 2 2 2 2 10 8
  South Africa 1 1 1
  South Korea 1 1 2 1
  Ukraine X 1 2 2 6 7
  United States X X X 2 2 2 2 11 10
  Venezuela 2 2 2
Total: 29 NOCs 8 8 8 8 29 28 29 28 146 136

FINA final list - 10 July 2016 [2]

TimelineEdit

Event Date Venue
2015 European Diving Championships June 9–14, 2015   Rostock
2015 Pan American Games July 10–13, 2015   Toronto
2015 World Aquatics Championships July 24 – August 9, 2015   Kazan
2015 Asian Diving Cup September 4–6, 2015   Kuala Lumpur
Oceania Championships December 12–13, 2015   Melbourne
2016 FINA Diving World Cup February 19–24, 2016   Rio de Janeiro
Re-allocation of unused quota June 16–24, 2016

Synchronized divingEdit

Men's 3 m synchronized springboardEdit

Competition Places Qualified teams
FINA World Championships 3   China
  Russia
  Great Britain
FINA Diving World Cup 4   Germany
  Mexico
  Italy
  United States
Host nation 1   Brazil
Total 8

Men's 10 m synchronized platformEdit

Competition Places Qualified teams
FINA World Championships 3   China
  Mexico
  Russia
FINA Diving World Cup 4   Germany
  Great Britain
  United States
  Ukraine
Host nation 1   Brazil
Total 8

Women's 3 m synchronized springboardEdit

Competition Places Qualified teams
FINA World Championships 3   China
  Canada
  Australia
FINA Diving World Cup 4   Italy
  Malaysia
  Great Britain
  Germany
Host nation 1   Brazil
Total 8

Women's 10 m synchronized platformEdit

Competition Places Qualified teams
FINA World Championships 3   China
  Canada
  North Korea
FINA Diving World Cup 4   Malaysia
  Great Britain
  United States
  Mexico
Host nation 1   Brazil
Total 8

Individual divingEdit

Men's 3 m springboardEdit

For the individual events, any one diver can only gain 1 quota place per event for their NOC.

Competition Places Qualified divers
FINA World Championships 12   China (Cao Yuan)
  China (He Chao)
  Russia (Ilya Zakharov)
  Russia (Evgeny Kuznetsov)
  Great Britain (Jack Laugher)
  France (Matthieu Rosset)
  Mexico (Rommel Pacheco)
  Germany (Patrick Hausding)
  Ukraine (Illya Kvasha)
  Japan (Ken Terauchi)
  Australia (Kevin Chavez)
  South Korea (Woo Ha-ram)
2015 European Diving Championships 1 not allocated – Matthieu Rosset qualified above
Oceania Qualifying 1   Australia (Grant Nel)
African Qualifying 1   Egypt (Youssef Selim)
2015 Asian Diving Cup 1   Malaysia (Ahmad Azman)
2015 Pan American Games 1 not allocated – Rommel Pacheco qualified above
FINA Diving World Cup Up to 18   Italy (Andrea Chiarabini)
  Italy (Michele Benedetti)
  United States (Michael Hixon)
  Colombia (Sebastián Morales)
  Ireland (Oliver Dingley)
  Japan (Sho Sakai)
  Mexico (Rodrigo Diego López)
  United States (Kristian Ipsen)
  Canada (Philippe Gagné)
  Brazil (César Castro)
  Jamaica (Yona Knight-Wisdom)
  Great Britain (Freddie Woodward)
Re-allocation of unused quota 2   Germany (Stephan Feck)
  Austria (Constantin Blaha)
Total 29

Men's 10 m platformEdit

For the individual events, any one diver can only gain 1 quota place per event for their NOC.

Competition Places Qualified divers
FINA World Championships 12   China (Qiu Bo)
  China (Chen Aisen)
  Great Britain (Tom Daley)
  Russia (Victor Minibaev)
  United States (David Boudia)
  Mexico (Iván García)
  Germany (Sascha Klein)
  Australia (Domonic Bedggood)
  Russia (Nikita Shleikher)
  Mexico (German Sanchez)
  France (Benjamin Auffret)
  Belarus (Vadim Kaptur)
2015 European Diving Championships 1   Germany (Martin Wolfram)
Oceania Qualifying 1   Australia (James Connor)
African Qualifying 1   Egypt (Mohab El-Kordy)
2015 Asian Diving Cup 1   Malaysia (Ooi Tze Liang)
2015 Pan American Games 1 not allocated – Mexico already qualified 2 divers
FINA Diving World Cup Up to 18   Canada (Maxim Bouchard)
  United States (Steele Johnson)
  Venezuela (Jesús Liranzo)
  Colombia (Victor Ortega)
  Venezuela (Robert Páez)
  Brazil (Hugo Parisi)
  Puerto Rico (Rafael Quintero)
  Colombia (Sebastián Villa)
  South Korea (Woo Ha-ram)
Re-allocation of unused quota 3   Italy (Maicol Verzotto)
  Canada (Vincent Riendeau)
  Belarus (Yauheni Karaliou)
Total 28

Women's 3 m springboardEdit

For the individual events, any one diver can only gain 1 quota place per event for their NOC.

Competition Places Qualified divers
FINA World Championships 12   China (Shi Tingmao)
  China (He Zi)
  Canada (Jennifer Abel)
  Australia (Esther Qin)
  Italy (Tania Cagnotto)
  Canada (Pamela Ware)
  Australia (Maddison Keeney)
  Great Britain (Rebecca Gallantree)
  Netherlands (Uschi Freitag)
  Ukraine (Anastasiya Nedobiga)
  Ukraine (Olena Fedorova)
  Malaysia (Ng Yan Yee)
2015 European Diving Championships 1 not allocated – Tania Cagnotto qualified above
Oceania Qualifying 1 not allocated – Australia already qualified 2 divers
African Qualifying 1 not allocated – NOC rejected[1]
2015 Asian Diving Cup 1 not allocated – China already qualified 2 divers
2015 Pan American Games 1 not allocated – Jennifer Abel qualified above
FINA Diving World Cup Up to 18   Italy (Maria Marconi)
  Mexico (Dolores Hernandez)
  Malaysia (Cheong Jun Hoong)
  Brazil (Juliana Veloso)
  United States (Kassidy Cook)
  Germany (Tina Punzel)
  Great Britain (Grace Reid)
  Mexico (Melany Hernandez)
  Russia (Kristina Ilinykh)
Re-allocation of unused quota 8   Germany (Nora Subschinski)
  United States (Abigail Johnston)
  Colombia (Diana Pineda)
  Russia (Nadezhda Bazhina)
  Egypt (Maha Amer)
  New Zealand (Elizabeth Cui)
  South Africa (Julia Vincent)
  Croatia (Marcela Marić)
Total 29

^ 1. South Africa was awarded a quota place through the continental qualifier, but later declined, as SASCOC made an agreement on the Rio 2016 Olympics qualification criteria that the Continental Qualification route would not be considered.[3]

Women's 10 m platformEdit

For the individual events, any one diver can only gain 1 quota place per event for their NOC.

Competition Places Qualified divers
FINA World Championships 12   China (Ren Qian)
  China (Si Yajie)
  North Korea (Kim Kuk-hyang)
  France (Laura Marino)
  North Korea (Kim Un-hyang)
  United States (Jessica Parratto)
  Great Britain (Tonia Couch)
  Malaysia (Pandelela Rinong)
  Ukraine (Iuliia Prokopchuk)
  Italy (Noemi Bátki)
  Australia (Melissa Wu)
  Canada (Meaghan Benfeito)
2015 European Diving Championships 1 not allocated – Iuliia Prokopchuk qualified above
Oceania Qualifying 1   Australia (Brittany Broben)
African Qualifying 1   Egypt (Maha Gouda)
2015 Asian Diving Cup 1   Malaysia (Nur Dhabitah Sabri)
2015 Pan American Games 1   Mexico (Paola Espinosa)
FINA Diving World Cup Up to 18   Great Britain (Sarah Barrow)
  United States (Katrina Young)
  Mexico (Alejandra Orozco)
  Japan (Minami Itahashi)
  Germany (Maria Kurjo)
  Russia (Ekaterina Petukhova)
  Canada (Roseline Filion)
Re-allocation of unused quota 5   Ukraine (Ganna Krasnoshlyk)
  Germany (Elena Wassen)
  Hungary (Villő Kormos)
  Brazil (Ingrid Oliveira)
  Russia (Yulia Timoshinina)
Total 28

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