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One hundred and thirty-six athletes from 29 countries will compete in diving events at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There are eight diving events in total, with men and women competing individually and in pairs from 3 meters and 10 meters.

Which divers to look out for: China's Wu Minxia, competing in the women's synchronized 3-meter springboard event, stands to break a number of Olympic records — among them, the most Olympic diving medals won by a woman, according to NBC Olympics. Minxia, who's won six medals, is currently tied with China's Guo Jingjing. 

Wu MinxiaSource: Adam Pretty/Getty Images
Wu Minxia  Adam Pretty/Getty Images

U.K. diving star Tom Daley, who set the record as the youngest British Olympian in history at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, will also be competing. The 22-year-old will be diving in the men's 10-meter platform and the men's synchronized 10-meter platform, according to the Telegraph.

Tom DaleySource: Sergei Grits/AP
Tom Daley  Sergei Grits/AP

How to watch the events online: Folks with cable subscriptions can access livestreams of all of the diving events via NBC. NBC Olympics and the NBC Sports app will livestream 4,500 hours of 2016 Rio Olympics events. 

You can even set up an alert to make sure you don't miss your favorite divers as they take the plunge.

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