Sports Competition for Adults Over 40: A Participants Guide to 27 Sports
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Diving

The minimum age for Masters Diving is 21, but divers over the age of 80 compete in the two national competitions. The national sponsoring organization for diving competitions in the United States is USA Diving.

USA Diving
1060 N. Capitol Ave Suite E-310
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Phone: (317) 237-5252
http://www.usadiving.org/05redesign/divers/masters.htm

The first table below presents the schedule for the national championship diving meets for 2018. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups, for the two 2017 national championships. Tables three and four present the 2017 national diving champions and the number of competitors in each event.




2009 - National Masters Diving Championship Schedule
EventDateLocation
2009 Maui Spring InvitationalMarch 22Kihei, Hawaii
2009 Spring NationalsMay 1Tucson, Arizona
2009 Summer NationalsAugust 21Bloomington, Indiana


2008 - US Masters Diving National Championships Summary Table
Event Total Competitors Over 40 Women Competitors Over 40 Men Competitors Over 60 Men Competitors Over 70 Women Competitors Over 60
2008 Spring Nationals 125 44 25 11 11
    Percent   100%   35%   20%   9%   9%
2009 Summer Nationals 176 75 43 19 14
    Percent   100%   43%   24%   11%   8%

The term "competitors" refers to the number of entries in each event. In diving a single individual may enter several events (e.g. 1 meter, 3 meter, and platform). For this reason an individual may represent multiple "competitors" in this table.



2008 U.S. Masters Spring National Championship Knoxville, TN May 17-19
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
1 meterMen40-45R. Scott Smith4
1 meterMen45-49Ken Vigiletti3
1 meterMen50-54Roy Botsko4
1 meterMen55-59Joe Crump5
1 meterMen60-64Richard Blough1
1 meterMen65-69John Deininger3
1 meterMen70-74Felix Grossman1
1 meterMen75-79John Conner3
1 meterMen80-84Tom Hairabedian2
3 meterMen40-44R. Scott Smith4
3 meterMen45-49Steven Lewis3
3 meterMen50-54Roy Botsko4
3 meterMen55-59Gary Bishop5
3 meterMen60-64Richard Blough2
3 meterMen65-69John Deininger3
3 meterMen70-74Felix Grossman1
3 meterMen75-79John Conner3
platformMen40-49R. Scott Smith4
platformMen50-59Roy Botsko5
platformMen60-69John Deininger3
platformMen70-79Roy Savoy2
platformMen80-89Tom Hairabedian1
1 meterWomen40-44Jennifer Mangum2
1 meterWomen45-49Sue Anderson3
1 meterWomen50-54Catherine Capell Dickman3
1 meterWomen55-59Mary Bennett3
1 meterWomen60-64Betty Bennett1
1 meterWomen70-74Helen Bayly1
1 meterWomen75-79Ibone De Belausteguigotia2
3 meterWomen40-44Jennifer Mangum2
3 meterWomen45-49Melanie Milone3
3 meterWomen55-59Mary Bennett1
3 meterWomen75-79Ibone De Belausteguigotia1
platformWomen40-49Jennifer Mangum4
platformWomen50-59Mary Bennett2
platformWomen70-79Ibone De Belausteguigotia2
syncro divingWomen50-64Travis/Wilson2
syncro divingWomen65+Belausteguigotia/Bayly2
syncro divingMen50-64Leblanc/Edelman4
syncro divingMen65+Conner/Peak2
mixed syncro diving35-49Meltz/Kontura8
mixed syncro diving50-64Cotton/Bennett8
mixed syncro diving65+Belausteguigotia/Hairabedian4
(*) The term "competitors" refers to the entries in a given event. In diving, a participant may enter more than one event (e.g. 1 meter, 3 meter, and platform). Therefore, an individual may represent multiple "competitors" in this table.

2008 U.S. Masters Summer National Championship Houston, TX August 22-24
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
1 meterMen40-44Ron Kontura4
1 meterMen45-49John McGhee5
1 meterMen50-54Roy Botsko3
1 meterMen55-59Dennis Rowe2
1 meterMen60-64Nate Holt3
1 meterMen65-69John Deininger3
1 meterMen70-74Fernando Riberio4
1 meterMen75-79Gordon Peak3
1 meterMen80-84Robert Sherman1
3 meterMen40-44Ron Kontura4
3 meterMen45-49John McGhee5
3 meterMen50-54Roy Botsko3
3 meterMen55-59Dennis Rowe2
3 meterMen60-64Nate Holt3
3 meterMen65-69John Deininger3
3 meterMen70-74Fernando Riberio4
3 meterMen75-79Gordon Peak2
3 meterMen80-84Robert Sherman1
platformMen40-49Alexander Lapidus10
platformMen50-59Roy Botsko5
platformMen60-69John Deininger4
platformMen70-79Robert Savoy3
platformMen80-84Robert Sherman1
1 meterWomen40-44Jennifer Mangum3
1 meterWomen45-49Sue Anderson8
1 meterWomen50-54Karla Helder4
1 meterWomen55-59Mary Bennett3
1 meterWomen65-69Betty Bennett1
1 meterWomen70-74Helen Bayly1
1 meterWomen75-79Ida Wilson3
3 meterWomen40-44Jennifer Mangum3
3 meterWomen45-49Melanie Milone7
3 meterWomen50-54Karla Helder3
3 meterWomen55-59Mary Bennett2
3 meterWomen75-79Ibone De Belausteguigotia3
platformWomen40-49Jennifer Mangum8
platformWomen50-59Mary Bennett3
platformWomen70-79Ibone De Belausteguigotia2
syncro divingWomen35-49Winterbottom/Wallace6
syncro divingWomen50-64Hillman-Travis/Wilson2
syncro divingWomen65+Belaustegiugotia/Bayly2
syncro divingMen35-49Richmond/Lapidus4
suncro divingMen50-64Rowe/Parker4
syncro divingMen65+Conner/Peak4
mixed syncro diving35-49Parker/Young4
mixed syncro diving50-64Wallace/Riberio10
mixed syncro diving65+Heaslip/Conner8
(*) The term "competitor" refers to the entries in a given event. In diving, a participant may enter more than one event (e.g. 1 meter, 3 meter, and platform). Therefore, an individual may represent multiple "competitors" in this table.

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