Scroll for more


People's Republic of ChinaPeople's Republic of China, CHN


Further Personal Information

Date of birth
22 October 1995
168 cm
Guangzhou, CHN
Cantonese, Mandarin
Higher education
International Trade - Jinan University : Guangzhou, CHN

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up gymnastics at age four but switched to diving at age seven after injuring his hand.
Why this sport?
He was selected to begin diving by coach Tan Jingyu, who was looking for potential athletes in his school.
Club / Team
Guangdong Province: China

General Interest

Senzhu, Sen Zai (, 13 May 2020; Weibo profile, 03 Jun 2020)
Hero / Idol
US diver Greg Louganis, Russian diver Dmitri Sautin, Chinese diver Tian Liang. (, 21 Aug 2016)
He suffered from bursitis [joint swelling] in his ankle in March 2020. (, 28 Apr 2020)

He was troubled by chronic knee, spine, hand, and shoulder injuries throughout 2018 and 2019. (, 17 Feb 2019)

He was troubled by an arm injury in 2018. (, 02 Mar 2019;, 11 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Keep going." (, 01 Sep 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (, 31 May 2017)

In 2016 he received the International Swimming Federation [FINA] Male Diver of the Year award. (, 14 Feb 2017)
In 2016 he became the first male diver to win both the individual and synchronised 10m platform events at a single edition of the Olympic Games. (, 27 Jul 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 20 Aug 2019)
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (, 28 Dec 2019;, 28 Apr 2020;, 13 May 2020)