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How high is the Olympic diving board?

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There are two heights for Olympic diving boards: 3 meters and 10 meters. The 3-meter diving board is a springboard, and the 10-meter diving board is a platform.

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How high is the Olympic diving board?
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As of the 2012 Olympics, there are four Olympic events on the 3-meter springboard: men's synchronized diving, women's synchronized diving, men's springboard diving and women's springboard diving. The events on the 10-meter springboard include men's synchronized diving, women's synchronized diving, men's platform diving and women's platform diving. Both diving boards have a series of Olympic diving styles: the front dive, the back dive, the reverse dive, the inward dive, the twist and the arm stand.

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