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Aquatics – Diving

Aquatics – Diving

Diving is a sport that requires strength, power, agility, balance, flexibility and, certainly, a dose of fearlessness. In both the individual and synchronized diving competitions, each dive is awarded a degree of difficulty based on the type of maneuver performed. The diver’s position, the number of somersaults and twists, and the take-off height are all considered.

Aquatics – Swimming

Aquatics – Swimming

Swimming was on the program of the first modern Olympic Games in Athens 1896. Women first competed in swimming at the Olympic Games in 1912.

Aquatics – Synchronized Swimming

Aquatics – Synchronized Swimming

The competition for both duet and team events consists of a technical routine and a free routine, each performed to music within a definitive time limit. The duet is comprised of two members, and the team is comprised of eight members.

Aquatics – Water Polo

Aquatics – Water Polo

There is little documentation about the origins of water polo. The English term “polo” comes from the Indian word “pulu”,…

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