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Rules and Regulation

MASTERS DIVING RULES (MD)

The Diving Rules in Part V of this Handbook shall apply to Masters Diving with the following exceptions.

MD 1 Age Groups and Events

MD 1.1 Springboard Diving - Men and Women (1 metre and 3 metre)



(five years age groups as long as necessary)

MD 1.2 Platform Diving - Men and Women (5 metre, 7.5 metre, or 10 metre)

 





(*) Degree of difficulty of 2.0 for each dive regardless of the formula for degree of difficulty of the dive.

MD 1.3.2 Platform Synchronised Diving – Men and Women



(*) Degree of difficulty of 2.0 for each dive regardless of the formula for degree of difficulty of the dive.

 

MD 1.3.3 The Age Group in Synchronised Diving is decided by adding the ages of the two divers.

MD 1.3.4 If in any of the two groups in Synchronised Diving the age of a diver is 50 years or more, the limitation from 10 m platform dives of only feet first and any dive from 10 m must not exceed degree of difficulty 2.0 applies for the pair.

MD 2 Masters Diving Technical Rules

MD 2.1 The diver can freely choose the dives from the dive table given in the FINA Handbook. The only requirement is that in age groups 25 – 69 years, each dive performed has different dive number (as to FINA Handbook).
In age groups 70 and older dives with the same dive number can be repeated, if performed in a different position (straight, pike, tuck or free position).

MD 2.2 Forward facing dives can be performed with or without running approach.

MD 2.3 In synchronised diving events two divers from different clubs within the same Federation are permitted to compete as a synchronised diving team in the 3m springboard and the platform synchronised diving competitions

MD 2.4 In Synchronised Diving both divers must perform the same dive number and position. Otherwise, the Referees shall declare a failed dive (0 points)