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Where did diving take place in the 2012 Olympics?

Diving at the 2012 Summer Olympics. The diving competitions at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place from 29 July to 11 August at the Aquatics Centre within the Olympic Park. It was one of four aquatic sports at the Games, along with swimming, water polo and synchronised swimming.

When did the Olympics start in London 2012?

The London 2012 Games included a four-year Cultural Olympiad. It reached a climax with the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony on 27 July 2012, starting a 60-day festival of sport and culture across the UK, as the Olympic and Paralympic spirit crossed the world once again.

How many divers can a nation have in the Olympics?

A nation could have no more than 16 divers qualify (up to eight males and eight females) and could enter up to two divers in individual events and one pair in synchronised events.

How old do you have to be to be a diver in the Olympics?

The diving featured 136 athletes representing 25 countries. All divers must be at least 14 years old on or by 31 December 2012. China was the most successful nation, topping the medal table with six golds and ten in total.

Who was eliminated from the 2012 Summer Olympics?

Moscow was the first city to be eliminated, followed by New York and Madrid. The final two contenders were London and Paris. At the end of the fourth round of voting, London won the right to host the 2012 Games with 54 votes to 50.

Who are the host cities for the 2012 Summer Olympics?

By 15 July 2003, the deadline for interested cities to submit bids to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), nine cities had submitted bids to host the 2012 Summer Olympics: Havana, Istanbul, Leipzig, London, Madrid, Moscow, New York City, Paris, and Rio de Janeiro.

Who is the only Czech diver to reach the podium in the Olympics?

Duchkova, who added a platform silver in Munich, remains the only Czech diver to climb an Olympic podium. In the women’s platform, with Ingrid Kraemer on the brink of a second consecutive sweep of springboard and platform at the Olympics, an American teenager threw a wrench in the plan.

Who was the first woman to win a gold medal in diving?

In addition to host Greece’s upset win in the men’s synchronized 3m, Australia’s Chantelle Newberry became her country’s first female to win individual diving gold when she took the 10m platform title. Defending champion Laura Wilkinson finished fifth and the U.S. failed to earn a diving medal for the first time since 1912.

When did China start to dominate in diving?

The USA dominated diving from as far back as the St Louis 1904 Games, but China began to emerge as a powerhouse during the Los Angeles 1984 Games for women and the Barcelona 1992 Games for men. At Beijing 2008, the country dominated seven out of the eight medal events.