Barcelona 2013 July. 15th FINA World Championships. High Diving. Is the first time in the history of this Championships that this kind of sporting event take place in oficial Championships. The divers are in a platform of 27meters, It has 120 steps, height of 27 meters, equivalent to a 9-floor building.Orlando Duque will go down in history as the first male athlete who recorded his name in the history books after winning the world title tall jumps, the first time this competition is included in this event.
High diving is a sport which debuted at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona.[1] Men jump from a 27 metres (89 ft) high platform while women jump from 20 metres (66 ft) platform.[2] The first female world champion in this sport was Cesilie Carlton of the USA who won with a total score of 211.60.[3][4] High diving has been labelled a separate sport from regular diving by FINA.

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