Pressure on the faces of Olympic divers

Free-falling to the water can strain the face in all kinds of surprising ways.

China's Qin Kai performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
China's Qin Kai performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre
China's Qin Kai performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Russia's Ilya Zakharov performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS)
Russia's Ilya Zakharov performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre
Russia's Ilya Zakharov performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS)
Ukraine's Illya Kvasha performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING)
Ukraine's Illya Kvasha performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre
Ukraine's Illya Kvasha performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING)
Troy Dumais of the U.S. performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING)
Troy Dumais of the U.S. performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre
Troy Dumais of the U.S. performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING)
Italy's Tania Cagnotto performs a dive during the women's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 3, 2012. OLY-DIVE-DVW3SP/(DVW001901) REUTERS/Jorge Silva (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT DIVING)
Italy's Tania Cagnotto performs a dive during the women's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre
Italy's Tania Cagnotto performs a dive during the women's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 3, 2012. OLY-DIVE-DVW3SP/(DVW001901) REUTERS/Jorge Silva (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT DIVING)
Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard semi-final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS)
Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard semi-final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre
Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard semi-final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS)
France's Matthieu Rosset performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING)
France's Matthieu Rosset performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre
France's Matthieu Rosset performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING)
China's Qin Kai in action during the Men's 3m Springboard Semi Final Round at the Aquatic Centre
London Olympic Games - Day 11
China's Qin Kai in action during the Men's 3m Springboard Semi Final Round at the Aquatic Centre
Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta in action during the Men's 3m Springboard Semi Final Round at the Aquatic Centre
London Olympic Games - Day 11
Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta in action during the Men's 3m Springboard Semi Final Round at the Aquatic Centre
China's Wu Minxia in action during the Women's 3m Springboard Preliminary Round at the Aquatic Centre
London Olympic Games - Day 7
China's Wu Minxia in action during the Women's 3m Springboard Preliminary Round at the Aquatic Centre
Mexico's Daniel Islas Arroyo during the Men's 3m Springboard Preliminary Round
London Olympic Games - Day 10
Mexico's Daniel Islas Arroyo during the Men's 3m Springboard Preliminary Round
China's He Chong competes in the men's 3m springboard preliminary round during the diving event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 6, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI
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China's He Chong competes in the men's 3m springboard preliminary round during the diving event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 6, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI
Canada's Alexandre Despatie performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS)
Canada's Alexandre Despatie performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre
Canada's Alexandre Despatie performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS)
China's Qin Kai performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
China's Qin Kai performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre
China's Qin Kai performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
China's He Chong performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard semi-final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
China's He Chong performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard semi-final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre
China's He Chong performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard semi-final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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