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Tom Daley
(Diver)

Tom Daley
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Birthdate: May 21, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Plymouth, England

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Greg Louganis
(Only Man and the Second Diver in Olympic History to Sweep the Diving Events in Consecutive Olympic Games)

Greg Louganis
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Birthdate: January 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: El Cajon, California, United States

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.

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Matty Lee
(Diver)

Matty Lee
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Birthdate: March 5, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leeds, England

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Pandelela Rinong
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Birthdate: March 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bau, Sarawak, Malaysia

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David Boudia
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Birthdate: April 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, United States

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Jordan Windle
(First diver of Cambodian descent to compete in the Olympics)

Jordan Windle
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Birthdate: November 13, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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Pauline Ducruet
(Diver, Second child of Princess Stéphanie of Monaco)

Pauline Ducruet
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Birthdate: May 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: La Colle, Monaco
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Robert Emmet Odlum
(Diver, Swimmer)

Robert Emmet Odlum
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Birthdate: August 31, 1851
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ogdensburg, New York, United States
Died: May 19, 1885

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.

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Daniel Goodfellow
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Birthdate: October 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, England

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Deon Dreyer
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Birthdate: August 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Africa
Died: December 17, 1994
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Chris Mears
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Birthdate: February 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Reading, Berkshire, England

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Jack Laugher
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Birthdate: January 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England
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Steele Johnson
(Competitive diver)

Steele Johnson
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Birthdate: June 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

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Vicki Draves
(Olympic Athlete)

Vicki Draves
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Birthdate: December 31, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: April 11, 2010
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Jon Lindbergh
(One of the world's earliest aquanauts in the 1960s)

Jon Lindbergh
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Birthdate: August 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: July 29, 2021

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Audrey Mestre
(Freediver)

Audrey Mestre
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Birthdate: August 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Île-de-France, France
Died: October 12, 2002
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Jennifer Abel
(Competitive diver)

Jennifer Abel
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Birthdate: August 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

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Matthew Mitcham
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Birthdate: March 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Coopers Plains, Australia
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Grace Reid
(Competitive diver)

Grace Reid
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Birthdate: May 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

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Sam Patch
(Stunt performer, Divers)

Sam Patch
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Birthdate: 1799 AD
Birthplace: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States
Died: November 13, 1829
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Kassidy Cook
(Competitive diver)

Kassidy Cook
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Birthdate: May 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plantation, Florida, United States

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Guo Jingjing
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Birthdate: October 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baoding, China

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.

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Nur Dhabitah Sabri
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Birthdate: July 12, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.

Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix
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Birthdate: September 11, 2004
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: England

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Sammy Lee
(Physician)

Sammy Lee
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Birthdate: August 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: December 2, 2016

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Rick Charls
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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Nicholas Mevoli
(Competitive diver)

Nicholas Mevoli
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Birthdate: August 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dunedin, Florida, United States
Died: November 17, 2013

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Marjorie Gestring
(Competitive diver)

Marjorie Gestring
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Birthdate: November 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 20, 1992
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Chen Aisen
(Competitive diver)

Chen Aisen
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Birthdate: October 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guangzhou, China

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Cheong Jun Hoong
(Competitive diver)

Cheong Jun Hoong
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Birthdate: April 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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Leon Taylor
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Birthdate: November 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

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Tania Cagnotto
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Birthdate: May 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bolzano, Italy

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Leong Mun Yee
(Competitive diver)

Leong Mun Yee
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Birthdate: December 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

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.

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Melissa Wu
(Competitive diver)

Melissa Wu
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Birthdate: May 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
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Lois Toulson
(Competitive diver)

Lois Toulson
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Birthdate: September 26, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom

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Laura Wilkinson
(Competitive diver)

Laura Wilkinson
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Birthdate: November 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
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Fu Mingxia
(Athlete)

Fu Mingxia
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Birthdate: August 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wuhan, China

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.

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Shi Tingmao
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Birthdate: August 31, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chongqing, China
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Cao Yuan
(Diver)

Cao Yuan
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Birthdate: February 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Changsha, China

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Hans Hass
(Biologist)

Hans Hass
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Birthdate: January 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: June 16, 2013

Sergei Chalibashvili
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Birthdate: June 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: July 16, 1983

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Meaghan Benfeito
(Competitive diver)

Meaghan Benfeito
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Birthdate: March 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

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Paola Espinosa
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Birthdate: July 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Paz, Mexico

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Qin Kai
(Competitive diver)

Qin Kai
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Birthdate: January 31, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Xi'an, China

 45 
Anne Montminy
(Lawyer, Competitive diver)

Anne Montminy
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Birthdate: January 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Wu Minxia
(Olympic Athlete)

Wu Minxia
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Birthdate: November 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shanghai, China

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.

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Tonia Couch
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Birthdate: May 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England

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He Zi
(Competitive diver)

He Zi
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Birthdate: December 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nanning, China

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Troy Dumais
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Birthdate: January 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ventura, California, United States

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.

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Fanny Durack
(Swimmer, Diver)

Fanny Durack
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Birthdate: October 27, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: March 20, 1956
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