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Rules and Regulation

HD 8 SUMMARY OF THE PENALTIES

Referee to declare "Failed Dive"; 0 points

HD 5.12 If the diver takes more than one minute, after a warning

HD 5.15 If a diver has performed a dive of a number other than that announced

HD 5.17 If the twist is more or less than 90° at the entry than that announced

HD 5.20 If assistance has been given to the diver after the starting signal

HD 5.23 When a third attempt (a re-start) is unsuccessful

HD 5.24 If a diver refuses the execution of a dive

Referee to declare "2 points deduction"

HD 5.21/HD 7.2.3 If there is a re-start in a standing, running, or armstand dive
Referee to declare "4 points deduction"

Referee to declare "4 points deduction"

HD 5.22 If there is a second re-start in a standing, running, or armstand dive

Referee to declare "2 points maximum"

HD 5.13 If a diver performs a dive in a position other than that announced

Referee to declare "4 ½ points maximum"

HD 5.14 If a dive is performed with a break of position during the flight

HD 5.16 If the straight position in a dive with flying action is not shown for at least 90°

HD 5.18 If a diver has one or both arms held above the shoulder line at the entry

Judges to award "0 points"

HD 7.5.5 If a twist is greater or less than that announced by 90° or more.

Judges to award "2 points maximum"

HD 7.1.4 If a dive is performed clearly in a position other than that announced

Judges to award "4 ½ points maximum"

HD 7.1.5 If a dive is performed with a break of position during the flight.

HD 7.4.8 If in a flying dive, a straight position is not clearly shown for at least one quarter of a somersault (90º)

HD 7.5.3 If the arms are held above the shoulder line in a feet first entry

Judges to deduct "from ½ to 2 points"

HD 7.1.7/HD 7.4.1 If a dive is not performed in a position as described

HD 7.2.2 If in an armstand dive, a stationary and steady balance in the straight vertical position is not shown

HD 7.3.3 If the take-off is not strong and in safe distance to the platform

HD 7.3.4 If in a twist dive, the twisting is manifestly done from the platform

HD 7.5.4 if the arms are not in the correct position at the entry

Judges to deduct "from ½ to 3 points"

HD 7.1.6 If a break in the position is just at or before the entry, the judge shall deduct from ½ to 3 points

Judges to deduct "according to individual opinion"

HD 7.5.2 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