Diving/Olympic sport disciplineEVENTS
- Men's 3m springboard
- Men's 10m platform
- Men's synchronized 3m springboard
- Men's synchronized 10m platform
- Women's 3m springboard
- Women's 10m platform
- Women's synchronized 3m springboard
- Women's synchronized 10m platform
Rzeszow will host the athletes
This spectacular water sport’s competition will take place from June 25, 2023 in Rzeszow, with 200 athletes from all over Europe participating. It will last 7 days.
Athletes will not only fight for 13 sets of European Games’ medals, but it’s also about winning the European Championship title. It will also be a direct qualification for the Olympic Games, which will be held in 2024 in Paris.
The swimming pool on Matuszczaka Street will be commissioned soon, when it will meet FINA rules for water jumping competitions, allowing the National Team to train in individual and synchronized jumping. The pool will be 29 meters long, 25 meters wide, and from 1.8 to 5 meters deep. The grandstands will accommodate 400 guests. The facility will be equipped with six swimming lanes, pool towers with heights of 1 to 10 meters, and trampolines with values of about 1-3 meters.
The athletes will be able to use: a professional gym, bars and a video-playing system – all in accordance with FINA requirements. In addition to professional locker room facilities, the complex will also have cardio training equipment. sauna, grandstand, press area with conference room and lifeguard rooms.
It all started in Great Britain
Diving as a sport was born in the United Kingdom in the 19th century or, more precisely, in 1880, as it was only then that the first competitions began to be held. They also became very popular in Germany at the same time, and it was there that the first national championship in water jumping was held in 1886. In 1904, in St. Louis, this discipline was included in the Olympic program for the first time, and 20 years later the first Olympic competition was held in Paris. Since 1924, in the Games both men and women have competed in jumping from a 10-meter tower and a 3-meter trampoline. In 2000, synchronized jumping competitions were also held in Sydney for the first time ever. Since 1899 the European championships have been held in this competition, and since 1973 the world championships have been held.
The discipline is supervised by the International Diving Committee (IDC) of the International Swimming Federation (FINA), and in Poland by the Diving Commission of the Polish Swimming Federation.