World Aquatics Championships: Divers caught on camera

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The World Aquatics Championships have just started in Russia.

Top athletes from all over the world are in the city of Kazan taking part in various events, including swimming, water polo and diving.

Jahir Angel Ocampo Marroquin of MexicoGetty Images
Jahir Angel Ocampo Marroquin of Mexico

These photos are from the diving 1m springboard preliminary round.

Matthieu Rosset of FranceEPA
Matthieu Rosset of France

The divers have been captured on camera pulling some amusing faces mid-dive.

Evgenii Novoselov of RussiaALlsport/getty images
Evgenii Novoselov of Russia

But the competition is nothing to be laughed at - the total prize money at stake is worth millions.

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Mike Hixon of USA

There are also qualification spots for next year's Olympics in Rio up for grabs.

He Chao from ChinaALlsport/getty images
He Chao from China

Tom Daley is there leading a nine-strong British team. If he gets into the 10m platform final then he is guaranteed a place in Rio.

Unnamed diver in the 1m springboard preliminaryALlsport/getty images