Diving has been included in the Olympic Games since 1904 and women have competed since 1912. Synchronised diving events were introduced in 2000.
Most Gold Medals
5 Wu Minxia (China) 2004-2016 (four in 3m synchro one at 3m solo)
5 Chen Ruolin (China) 2008-2016 (three in 10m synchro, two 10m solo)
4 Guo Jingjing [ China ] 2000–2008 (also won two silver medals)
4 Fu Mingxia [ China ] 1992–2000
4 Greg Louganis [ United States ] 1976–1988
4 Pat McCormick [ United States ] 1952–1956
3 Klaus Dibiasi [ Italy ] 1964–1976
3 Ni Xiong [ China ] 1988–2000
3 Ingrid Krämer [ Germany ] 1960–1964
Fu Minxia, Pat McCormick,Klaus Dibiasi, Ingrid Kramer and Greg Louganis won all of their golds in single diver events. Louganis is the only man to win 4 golds. Klaus Dibiasi is the only diver to win the same solo event at three consecutive Olympics (the 10m platform from 1968-76).
Dimitri Sautin (Russia) won 8 medals (2 gold, 2 silver,4 bronze) between 1992 and 2008.
Wu Minxia has won a record seven medals by a woman (five golds, one silver, one bronze)