FINA Diving World Cup

The FINA Diving World Cup is an international biennial diving competition that was first contested in The Woodlands, Texas in 1979.[1] 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. 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][4][5]

FINA Diving World Cup
StatusActive
GenreSporting event
Date(s)Mid-year
FrequencyBiennial
CountryVarying
Inaugurated1979 (1979)

EditionsEdit

Number Year Host City Host Country Events
1 1979 The Woodlands   United States 4
2 1981 Mexico City   Mexico 4
3 1983 The Woodlands   United States 4
4 1985 Shanghai   China 4
5 1987 Amersfoort   Netherlands 4
6 1989 Indianapolis   United States 6
7 1991 Winnipeg   Canada 6
8 1993 Beijing   China 6
9 1995 Atlanta   United States 10
10 1997 Mexico City   Mexico 10
11 1999 Wellington   New Zealand 10
12 2000 Sydney   Australia 10
13 2002 Seville   Spain 10
14 2004 Athens   Greece 8
15 2006 Changshu   China 10
Number Year Host City Host Country Events
16 2008 Beijing   China 8
17 2010 Changzhou   China 8
18 2012 London   United Kingdom 8
19 2014 Shanghai   China 9
20 2016 Rio de Janeiro   Brazil 8
21 2018 Wuhan   China 11
22 2021 Tokyo   Japan 8

Medals (1979–2021)Edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China1265730213
2  Russia11221245
3  United States10161945
4  Germany4141735
5  Canada4131936
6  Great Britain44917
7  Mexico361322
8  Australia2121731
9  Soviet Union18615
10  Malaysia1225
11  Ukraine0347
12  Japan0224
13  East Germany0134
  Italy0134
15  Cuba0123
16  Austria0112
  France0112
18  Jamaica0101
  North Korea0101
20  Spain0022
21  Belarus0011
  Czechoslovakia0011
  Kazakhstan0011
  South Korea0011
Totals (24 nations)166166166498

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Structure [Diving]". fina.org. Archived from the original on 19 September 2015. Retrieved 19 October 2010.
  2. ^ "London 2012 – Diving test event". fina.org. 12 October 2011. Archived from the original on 13 September 2015. Retrieved 3 March 2021.
  3. ^ Glenday, Craig (2014). Guinness World Records 2014. pp. 260. ISBN 978-1-908843-15-9.
  4. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Test Events". Tokyo 2020 (Olympics). Retrieved 4 May 2021.
  5. ^ "FINA – DIVING WORLD CUP 2020 – Information Bulletin" (PDF). fina.org. 20 December 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 September 2020. Retrieved 1 August 2021.

External linksEdit