How many stories is the Olympic high dive?

Why do divers shower after dive?

“Divers shower in between dives typically just to keep themselves and their muscles warm,” he says. They usually rinse off in water that’s warmer than the pool. … air temperature on the pool deck may be a little chilly, so the shower can help keep muscles warm.

How deep is the Olympic high dive pool?

How deep is an Olympic diving pool in Tokyo? Diving pools have to be at least five meters (16.4 feet) deep for it to be safe to do dives from the platform, which is 10 meters (32.8 feet) high.

How deep does an Olympic diving pool have to be for the 10 meter platform?

As the athletes have to jump from such high heights, the pool has to be very deep for them to be safe. That’s why the International Federation of Aquatic Sports (FINA) recommends that the pool be 5 meters deep, 16.5 ft, for the 10 meters dives at the platform. The minimum is 4.5 meters (16 ft).

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