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In which country, the first modern diving competitions were held ?

England
USA
Russia
Japan


These held in the 1880s.

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Name the diving that was first started in 1883 by Amateur Swimming Association and was discontinued in 1937 ?

Twisting
Plunging
Inward
Plain

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Picture of a swimmer plunging (the plunge for distance was a competitive swimming event in the 19th and early 20th century

It was included as an official event in the 1904 Summer Olympics only. By the 1920s, it began to lose its popularity and slowly disappeared from U.S. and English swim competitions.

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The first diving stages(for high diving) were erected at the Highgate Ponds in 1893. What was the height of this stage ?

9 feet
12 feet
15 feet
18 feet


These are located in Hampstead Heath, North London, England. The diving tower was dismantled following an accident in the 1970s and only a low level board remains now.

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In which year, the first high diving world championship event( the National Graceful Diving Competition) was held in England by the Royal Life Saving Society ?

1865
1875
1885
1895

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It held in England and consisted of standing and running dives from either 15 or 30 feet.

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Which athlete introduced the swedish tradition of fancy diving at the first world diving championship event ?

Otto Hagborg
Arvid Spangberg
Edward Lord
Greg Louganis


Both Otto Hagborg and C F Mauritzi demonstrated their acrobatic techniques from the 10m diving board at Highgate Pond.

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Which was the first organization devoted to diving sport in the world ?

CCCAN
Amateur Diving Association
Federazione Italiana Nuoto
Swim Wales


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What is the diving platform height in major diving meets, including the Olympic Games and the World Championships ?

8 meter
9 meter
10 meter
11 meter


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Which is the global governing body of diving ?

ASA
NCAA
CCCAN
FINA


The global governing body of diving is FINA, which also governs swimming, synchronized swimming, water polo and open water swimming. Almost invariably, at national level, diving shares a governing body with the other aquatic sports.

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In how many groups or categories, the dives are classified into ?

6
8
10
12


These are Forward, Back, Inward, Reverse, Twist, and Armstand.

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Synchronized diving was adopted as an Olympic sport in

1996
2000
2004
2008


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