67 international elite divers, 34 women and 33 men, from 12 countries* are announced to take part in this first leg that will be hosted in the National Aquatics Centre, the "Water Cube”.
Ten events are on the programme; the men’s 3m and 10m, the women’s 3m and 10m, the synchronised 3m and 10m events (men and women), and the mixed 3m and 10m. The spectacular mixed events were first introduced to the Diving World Series programme last year.
The overall prize money of the 2016 Series sums up to US$ 1.3 million.
The FINA Diving World Series had been held in the Beijing Water Cube since 2011, for 5 years consecutive years. Team China clinched all gold at stake at four Beijing legs.
The event will be live streamed on FINA TV and Live Feed information will be available on FINA website during the weekend.
*Australia, Canada, China, France, Great Britain, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Ukraine, USA, as well as some athletes competing under the FINA flag.
FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2016 calendar
1. Beijing (CHN) : March 11-13
2. Dubai (UAE) : March 17-19
3. Windsor (CAN): April 15-17
4. Kazan (RUS): April 22-24