Sanya to host world extreme high diving event tomorrow
The 2018 Sanya International Extreme Diving Masters Competition, the first of its kind in China, is scheduled to be held at the Sanya Serenity Marina on November 28th.
The event is expected to gather some world’s best high divers, whose death-defying leaps, turns, and aerial somersaults will be visible to spectators along the port’s seafront promenade.
Sanya Serenity Marina
Several of the world’s most outstanding high divers will compete in the event, including the following: world’s best cliff divers Viktar Maslouski and Aterm Silchenko; Russian star diver Fedotov Nikita; top German diver Jan Wilko; and top Ukrainian divers Kolesnikov Viacheslav and Oleksiy Prygorov, who won the bronze medal at 2018 FINA High Diving World Cup in Abu Dhabi.
Oleksiy Prygorov (Ukraine)
Jan Wilko (Germany)
Viktar Maslouski (Belarus)
Aterm Silchenko (Russia)
Three of the world’s top professional divers will judge the event. They are Ken Grove, the judge for the Cliff Diving World Series from 2015 to 2017; Yang Guang, China’s first extreme diver; and Oleg Vyshyvanov, Ukraine’s best diver.
Extreme high diving, the most exciting competition in the world of aquatic sports, is the act of diving into water from relatively great heights. The sports event debuted at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona. In the world championships, men jump from a 27-meter-high platform, while women jump from a 20-meter-high platform.
2018 Sanya International Extreme Diving Masters Competition
Date: November 28th, 2018
Time: 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Sanya Serenity Marina 三亚半山半岛帆船港
Address: Luhuitou Peninsula, Luling Road, Sanya, Hainan China 中国海南省三亚市鹿岭路鹿回头半岛