High Diving comes to Russia

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Following the remarkable introduction of High Diving in the FINA World Championships programme and crowning moment of the first-ever World champions in Barcelona (ESP) last year, Kazan (RUS) will host the inaugural edition of the FINA High Diving World Cup on August 8-10, 2014.

Two events are on the programme: a men’s competition in three rounds (Aug 8 and 10) and a women’s competition in one round (Aug 9). Men will perform five dives from a 27m platform while women will take off from a 20m platform, exhibiting three dives.

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  1. Under the circumstances, not to punish the sports people – this event should be been moved to a non-Russian location ! not to abandon sports and the work put into it . . . but to show that sports is FAIR and does not support promoting politics!

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