World Aquatics Announces 2023 Diving World Cup Calendar

Courtesy: Environment Aquatics

LAUSANNE (Switzerland) – The Globe Aquatics Diving Planet Cup 2023 season will attribute a few functions, with the annual series concluding with a Super Closing as the competitive guide-in to the World Aquatics Championships – Fukuoka 2023.

The Planet Aquatics Diving Globe Cup 2023 occasion agenda:

The Environment Aquatics Diving Globe Cup 2023 time kicks off in the diving hotbed of Xi’an in central China. The host is no stranger to internet hosting worldwide situations, as China has held 7 preceding Diving Environment Cups, 14 editions of the Diving Earth Collection and 13 Diving Grand Prix gatherings, with Xi’an keeping a trio of these Grand Prix’s from 2000-2002.

From Xi’an, the 2023 tour proceeds on to Montreal. Refreshing off web hosting the 24th FINA Globe Junior Diving Championships 2022, Montreal also earlier held three consecutive Diving Entire world Sequence situations (2018-2020).

The Canadian opposition location is well-acknowledged in sporting circles, with the occasion getting area in the Montreal Olympic Pool, which has been in use because the city hosted the 1976 Olympic Online games.

From Montreal, the 2023 tour concludes wherever previous year’s period also finished: in the German capital of Berlin for the World Aquatics Diving Entire world Cup Super Remaining.

Even though the Diving Environment Cup 2022 marked the very first time Berlin held this celebration, Germany has a extended custom of internet hosting aquatics functions, like 20 consecutive editions of the Diving Grand Prix (2001-2020).

Berlin, meanwhile, has been a typical on the Swimming Environment Cup circuit, holding 19 functions from 2000-2022, earning the bustling town and SSE Swimming & Diving Hall the great position to close out the 2023 worldwide diving time.

Sports Function Highlight: Globe Aquatics’ Diving Events System

With a new diving party competition system approved by the World Aquatics Bureau and in area for 2023 and 2024, the top rated-tier global diving sequence follows a new, less complicated celebration format and will get a new title adhering to the organization’s rebranding: the World Aquatics Diving Planet Cup.

The Earth Cups will have 3 stops every yr and suits superior into the once-a-year diving calendar and the ‘Majors’ – the Olympic Online games and the Globe Aquatics Championships – as perfectly as the countrywide, regional and continental championship occasions.

Revised Diving Opposition Format

Adhering to this previous summer’s World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, a assortment of coaches, previous and present-day athletes, superior-general performance sports directors and Planet Aquatics employees met frequently to ascertain what, just, could be changed to enable generate diving development and development.

The findings simply call for a much more inclusive diving activities approach, one particular open up to athletes from all Globe Aquatics Member Federations – so long as athletes fulfill a least level standard. The intention is to get more athletes and countries competing in the Globe Aquatics Diving Planet Cup, therefore raising the amount of diving overall performance about the world.

The level of competition structure that will be applied in the Earth Aquatics Diving Earth Cup has been reworked to develop occasions shorter in length, even with a much larger pool of competing athletes.

Starting in 2023, the very first two gatherings will have a a few-working day competitors program comprised of two days of training, adopted by a Preliminary-to-Final design for the unique occasions and a straight-to-remaining format for the synchronized and staff activities.

Beforehand, unique diving activities progressed through 3 rounds: preliminary, semi-remaining, remaining.

Removing the semi-last spherical will make it much easier and a lot less high priced for hosts to hold situations. The new two-round level of competition system also lessens the actual physical dress in-and-tear athletes deal with with the current process – a element of athlete well being and safety that should not be taken lightly in an affect sport that sees 10m platform divers strike the h2o at 50 km/h.

With the addition of a leading-amount diving occasion this previous October in Berlin, Germany, Environment Aquatics introduced these occasion format changes out on the field of engage in. The diving local community expressed powerful support for the levels of competition modifications.

“With the Environment Aquatics Diving Doing work Group, we took a holistic strategy to evaluation our activity for the most gain to athletes, followers and function hosts alike,” said Jane Figueiredo, Great Britain coach and trainer to world champion and Tokyo 2020 gold medallist Tom Daley.

“We arrived into the venture with a spirit of innovation and immersed ourselves in the do the job. I am certain the result will be properly been given by the divers and the better athletics neighborhood. I cannot hold out to see what the foreseeable future holds for our sport.”

The Super Final | Capstone function to the Environment Aquatics Diving Planet Cup year

Final results from the initially two Environment Aquatics Diving World Cup 2023 functions will qualify divers for the third and remaining end, the Tremendous Final. This celebration will element the leading 18 athletes in personal events and the top rated 8 in the synchronised and team events.

Deepening the Diver Prize Purse

For the initial two stages, athletes will gain prize income (5’000, 4’000, 3’000 USD) for podium finishes. The World Aquatics Diving Entire world Cup Tremendous Remaining will shell out prize funds from the 1st to 12th places in the personal gatherings and from the 1st to 8th for the synchronized and crew activities.

The Tremendous Final will make for a further athlete prize purse as the earlier FINA Diving Globe Series paid out prize money to the prime 8 in all specific activities and major 6 in the synchronized events.

Rely Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallist and World Aquatics Athletes’ Committee Member Jack Laugher among all those enthused with the upcoming diving celebration adjustments.

“I really felt the mojo with the Diving Doing work Group and in which we are environment up the activity for the next many years heading into the Entire world Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka and the Paris 2024 Games,” explained Laugher.

“The future of our activity is brilliant. I’m thrilled about the future alterations we’ll see in diving. From the refinement of the competitors structure to owning a further prize pool, we’re making this activity even a lot more beautiful for athletes. This provides me, my peers, and potential generations a lot more to intention for and attain in this gorgeous sport.”

1st Place $25,000 USD
2nd Position $20,000 USD
3rd Area $15,000 USD
4th Spot $10,000 USD
5th Location $9,000 USD
6th Put $8,000 USD
7th Place $7,000 USD
8th Position $6,000 USD
9th Area $5,000 USD
10th Position $4,000 USD
11th Put $3,000 USD
12th Location $2,000 USD