D 10 SUMMARY OF THE PENALTIES

Diving Rules 2009-2013

Referee to declare "Failed Dive"; 0 points

D 6.12 If the diver takes more than one minute, after a warning.

D 6.16 If a diver double bounces on the end of the springboard or platform before take-off.

D 6.18 If a diver has performed a dive of a number other than that announced.

D 6.19.1 If the feet enter the water before the head or hands in a head first dive.

D 6.19.2 If the head or hands enter the water before the feet in a feet first dive.

D 6.21 If assistance has been given to the diver after the starting signal.

D 6.24 When a second attempt (a re-start) is unsuccessfull.

D 6.25 If a diver refuses the execution of a dive.

D 8.3.3 If the final step is not from one foot.

D 8.4.3 If the take-off from the springboard is not from both feet simultaneously.

D 8.6.6 If a twist is greater or less than that announced by 90 degrees or more.

D 9.2 / 9.8 In synchronised diving if a diver, or both divers, perform a dive of a different number or position than that announced.

D 9.5 In synchronised diving if either diver enters the surface of the water before the other diver leaves the springboard or platform.

D 9.9 In synchronised diving if all execution judges for one diver award zero (0) points.

D 9.10 In synchronised diving if all synchronisation judges award zero (0) points.

Referee to declare "2 points deduction"

D 6.22 If a diver takes a step or stops the movement for the take-off after the legs have commenced to press.

D 6.23 If there is a re-start in a standing, running or armstand dive.

D 9.6 In synchronised diving if there is a re-start by one or both divers.

Referee to declare "2 points maximum"

D 6.17 If a diver performs a dive in a position other than that announced.

Referee to declare "4 1/2 points maximum"

D 6.19 If a diver has one or both arms held above the head in a feet first entry or below the head in a head first entry.

Judges to award "0 points"

D 8.1.7 If a dive of a different number has been performed.

D 8.3.4 If a diver double bounces in a dive at the end of the springboard or platform before the take-off.

D 9.2 / 9.9 If an execution judge considers that a dive of a different number or position has been performed.

Judges to award "2 points maximum"

D 8.1.4 If a dive is performed clearly in a position other than that announced.

Judges to award "4 1/2 points maximum"

D 8.1.5 If a dive is performed partially in a position other than that announced.

D 8.5.4 If in a flying dive, a straight position is not clearly shown for at least one quarter of a somersault (90º) in dives with 1 somersault and at least a half somersault (180º) in dives with more than 1 somersault.

D 8.6.3 If the arms are not stretched beyond the head and in line with the body, with the hands close together in a head first dive.

D 8.6.4 If the arms are held above the head in a feet first entry.

Judges to deduct "from 1/2 to 2 points"

D 8.1.6 If a dive is not performed in a position as described.

D 8.2.3 If the correct starting position is not free and unaffected.

D 8.2.4.3 If there is a bounce (crow-hop) in a standing dive.

D 8.2.6.2 If in an armstand dive, a stationary and steady balance in the straight vertical position is not shown.

D 8.3.2 If the run is not smooth, aesthetically pleasing in a forward direction to the end of the springboard or platform.

D 8.4.5 If the take-off is not bold, high and confident.

D 8.4.6 If in a twist dive, the twisting is manifestly done from the springboard or platform.

D 8.5.2 If the positions as described in the rules are not shown.

D 8.5.6 If in a pike dive with twist, the pike position is not clearly shown.

D 8.5.8 If in a tuck dive with twist, the tuck position is not clearly shown.

D 8.6.5 Notwithstanding Rules D 8.6.3 and D 8.6.4, the arms are not in the correct position in either the head first or feet first entry.

D 9.12 In synchronised diving if any of the following are not shown:

• similarity of the starting position, approach, take-off and height;
• co-ordinated timing of the movement during the flight;
• similarity of the angles of the entries;
• comparative distance from the springboard or platform of the entry;
• co-ordinated timing of the entries.

Judges to deduct "according to individual opinion"

D 8.5.1 If in a dive, the diver touches the end of the springboard or platform or dives to the side of the direct line of flight.

D 8.6.2 If the entry into the water is not vertical, or nearly so, or twisted with the body not straight, the feet not together and the toes not pointed.