2 Greg Louganis(Only Man and the Second Diver in Olympic History to Sweep the Diving Events in Consecutive Olympic Games)
Greg Louganis was born to high-school students and was raised by his adoptive parents. Before becoming a renowned diver, he had studied drama and excelled in dance and gymnastics. The four-time Olympic gold medalist is HIV-positive and an LGBT icon. His memoir, Breaking the Surface, was made into a TV movie.
3 Matty Lee(Diver)
4 Pandelela Rinong(Diver)
5 David Boudia(Diver)
6 Jordan Windle(First diver of Cambodian descent to compete in the Olympics)
7 Pauline Ducruet(Diver, Second child of Princess Stéphanie of Monaco)
8 Robert Emmet Odlum(Diver, Swimmer)
Robert Emmet Odlum was an American lifeguard and swimming instructor. Odlum is credited with founding a swimming school called Natatorium in Washington, D.C. where he taught the children of many influential personalities. Robert Emmet Odlum is best remembered for jumping to his death from the Brooklyn Bridge; the jump was a planned gimmick to gain popularity.
9 Daniel Goodfellow(Diver)
10 Deon Dreyer(Diver)
11 Chris Mears(Diver)
12 Jack Laugher(Diver)
13 Steele Johnson(Competitive diver)
14 Vicki Draves(Olympic Athlete)
15 Jon Lindbergh(One of the world's earliest aquanauts in the 1960s)
16 Audrey Mestre(Freediver)
17 Jennifer Abel(Competitive diver)
18 Matthew Mitcham(Diver)
19 Grace Reid(Competitive diver)
20 Sam Patch(Stunt performer, Divers)
21 Kassidy Cook(Competitive diver)
22 Guo Jingjing(Diver)
Guo Jingjing is a Chinese former diver best known for her performance at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics where she won two gold medals at each event. She has also won two Olympic silver medals and is currently tied with Wu Minxia for winning the most number of Olympic medals for any female diver.
23 Nur Dhabitah Sabri(Diver)
Nur Dhabitah Sabri is a Malaysian professional diver best known for winning three bronze medals at the Commonwealth Games, including two medals at the 2018 Games in Gold Coast, Queensland. She has also won several gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games. In 2017, Nur Dhabitah Sabri was chosen to light up the cauldron at the Southeast Asian Games.
24 Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix(Diver)
25 Sammy Lee(Physician)
26 Rick Charls(Diver)
27 Nicholas Mevoli(Competitive diver)
28 Marjorie Gestring(Competitive diver)
29 Chen Aisen(Competitive diver)
30 Cheong Jun Hoong(Competitive diver)
31 Leon Taylor(Diver)
32 Tania Cagnotto(Diver)
33 Leong Mun Yee(Competitive diver)
Leong Mun Yee is a Malaysian retired professional diver best known for winning two bronze medals and a silver medal at the World Championships. Leong Mun Yee also won many gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games during her diving career. In 2008, she competed in the Summer Olympics, becoming the first Malaysian diver to participate in three Olympic Games.
34 Melissa Wu(Competitive diver)
35 Lois Toulson(Competitive diver)
36 Laura Wilkinson(Competitive diver)
37 Fu Mingxia(Athlete)
Fu Mingxia is a Chinese retired diver who won the platform-diving world championship title at the age of 12, becoming the youngest diving champion of all time. She is also one of the youngest diving champions at the Olympics, she won a gold medal at the age of 13 in Barcelona Olympics in 1992. Fu finished her career with four Olympic gold medals and two World Championships.
38 Shi Tingmao(Diver)
39 Cao Yuan(Diver)
40 Hans Hass(Biologist)
41 Sergei Chalibashvili(Diver)
42 Meaghan Benfeito(Competitive diver)
43 Paola Espinosa(Diver)
44 Qin Kai(Competitive diver)
45 Anne Montminy(Lawyer, Competitive diver)
46 Wu Minxia(Olympic Athlete)
Wu Minxia is a Chinese former professional diver who has five Olympic gold medals, eight World Championship titles, and five Asian Games gold medals under her belt. She has also won Olympic silver and bronze, which makes her one of the most successful female divers in the history of modern Olympics. Wu is also one of China’s most celebrated divers.
47 Tonia Couch(Diver)
48 He Zi(Competitive diver)
49 Troy Dumais(Diver)
Born into a family of swimmers and divers, Troy Dumais was part of the Texas Longhorns and won the NCAA championship 7 times. The Olympic bronze medal winner now stays in Dallas and is training to be a chiropractic doctor. He also has 5 world championship medals in his kitty.