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List of famous male divers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male divers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being divers. There are thousand of males working as divers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic divers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a diver then the people below should give you inspiration.

List features Yeoh Ken Nee, Sergei Chalibashvili and more people.

While this isn't a list of all male divers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male divers?" and "Who are the best male divers?"

Sergo Chalibashvili was a Georgian competitive diver from the Soviet Union. He earned a silver medal at the European Youth Championship in 1978 in Florence, diving from the 10-meter diving platform. ...more

Age: Died at 21 (1962-1983)

Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia

Profession: Diver

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Bruce D. Kimball is an American diver and coach. He won a silver medal for the 10 meter platform at the 1984 Summer Olympics, placing behind fellow American, Greg Louganis. Three years before the Olympics, in 1981, Kimball was struck head-on by a drunken driver. Every bone in his face was fractured, ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Diver, Teacher

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Bryan Nickson Lomas


Bryan Nickson Lomas is a Malaysian diver. He became the country's first world junior diving champion after winning gold at the 3 m springboard event in the World Junior Championships held at Belem, Brazil in 2004. He trains under the coaching of Yang Zhuliang. Lomas is named after the footballer ...more

Age: 25

Birthplace: Kuching, Malaysia

Profession: Diver, Athlete

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Philippe Jeantot


Philippe Jeantot is a French former deep sea diver, who achieved recognition as a sailor for long-distance, single-handed racing and record-setting. He founded the Vendée Globe, a single-handed, round-the-world, non-stop yacht race. ...more

Age: 63

Birthplace: Antananarivo, Madagascar

Profession: Diver, Entrepreneur, Sailor