CHINESE UNDERWATER ASSOCIATION
Since 1959, the Chinese Underwater Association (CUA) has been organising and promoting diving throughout the country. It is a nation-wide sports and social organisation, as well as a group member of the All-China Sports Federation and the highest mass organisation of scuba diving in China. CUA is also China’s sole representative in the International Diving Organization. CUA was formed by the initiative of China’s diving industry, including dive associations, companies, diving schools, and athletes who are dive enthusiasts. The association is a non-profit social organisation under the jurisdiction of the State General Administration of Sports.