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Full diving schedule for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is revealed

The full diving event schedule for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been released.

Five days of diving will take place from Thursday 4 August to Monday 8 August – with mixed synchronised diving making its debut at the Games.

The diving begins at 1pm on 4 August with the heats completed at 3.30pm and the first finals held that night between 6pm and 9pm.

Medals will then be won in every diving session between Friday 5 August and the final day of the Games on Monday 8 August – aside from the morning of Sunday 7 August.

All morning sessions will run from 10am until 1pm with the finals between 6pm and 9pm – aside from Sunday 7 August when they will begin at 5.30pm.

The Sandwell Aquatics Centre will be the busiest venue at the Games with a total of 40 swimming, 14 para-swimming and 12 diving medals be up for grabs in the brand-new £73 million facility, which is currently under construction.

Registration is now open for ticket ballot at birmingham2022.com, with residents from the host region able to apply in July, with the main ticket ballot starting in September.

The full diving schedule is:

Thursday 4 August

1pm-3.30pm: Men’s 1m Springboard Preliminary, Women’s 10m Platform Preliminary

6pm-9pm: Men’s 1m Springboard Final, Women’s 10m Platform Final, Men’s 1m Springboard Medal Ceremony, Women’s 10m Platform Medal Ceremony

Friday 5 August

10am-1pm: Women’s 1m Springboard Preliminary, Men’s 3m Synchronised Final, Men’s 3m Synchronised Medal Ceremony

6pm-9pm: Women’s 1m Springboard Final, Men’s 10m Synchronised Final, Women’s 1m Springboard Medal Ceremony, Men’s 10m Synchronised Medal Ceremony

Saturday 6 August

10am-1pm: Men’s 3m Springboard Preliminary, Women’s 3m Synchronised Final, Women’s 3m Synchronised Medal Ceremony

6pm-9pm: Men’s 3m Springboard Final, Women’s 10m Synchronised Final, Men’s 3m Springboard Medal Ceremony, Women’s 10m Synchronised Medal Ceremony

Sunday 7 August

10am-1pm: Men’s 10m Platform Preliminary, Women’s 3m Springboard Preliminary

5.30pm-8.30pm: Men’s 10m Platform Final, Women’s 3m Springboard Final, Men’s 10m Platform Medal Ceremony, Women’s 3m Springboard Medal Ceremony

Monday 8 August

10am-1pm: Mixed 3m Synchronised Final, Mixed 10m Synchronised Final, Mixed 3m Synchronised Medal Ceremony, Mixed 10m Synchronised Medal Ceremony

Birmingham 2022 has confirmed these are the dates when the events will take place although the running order may change. 

Matt Kidson, Director of Sport for Birmingham 2022 said: “With more detail for our sports programme now revealed, the Games is really taking shape and it’s time for people to start planning which sessions they want to attend next summer, as our tickets will go on sale very soon. 

“With 19 different sports and eight Para sports, we have such a rich and varied programme and there will be medal moments on every single day of competition. 

“We also have a really interesting mix of venues, with established facilities like the NEC and Arena Birmingham, beautiful parks like St Nicholas Park and West Park and exciting redevelopments like the Alexander Stadium, where the progress in the last 12 months has been phenomenal.” 

Nigel Huddleston MP, Minister for Sport and Tourism, who visited Birmingham earlier this month, to help launch the search for 13,000 volunteers for the Games, said: “Birmingham 2022 is fast approaching and it’s exciting that fans can now start planning which sporting events they want to see next year. 

Affordable ticket prices

“With children’s ticket prices starting at £8, I hope that families from across the West Midlands will take up this once in a generation opportunity to see the best athletes in the world compete on their doorstep.” 

CGF President, Dame Louise Martin, said: “With Birmingham 2022 fully on track to stage a fantastic, fully inclusive event, now is the time to plan your visit to the Commonwealth Games. 

“The publication of the full event schedule today reveals 11 exciting days of competition that will see 4,500 elite athletes compete across 19 sports. 

“We are particularly proud to be offering affordable ticket prices, so please make sure you don’t miss out and that you visit the Birmingham 2022 website to create your ticketing account right now.” 

To view the event schedule for the Games and find out how to set up your ticketing account, please visit www.birmingham2022.com. 

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