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Chao
He
People's Republic of ChinaPeople's Republic of China, CHN
Male
Diving

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
11 February 1992
Height
168 cm
Residence
Beijing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age six in Zhanjiang, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He started the sport because he was always visiting his brother during his diving training. The coach then invited him to join in.
Club / Team
Guangdong Province: China
Name of coach
Wu Guocun [club], CHN

General Interest

Hobbies
Playing the piano. (chinanews.com, 03 Feb 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the 3m springboard at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation. (sports.sina.com.cn, 02 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese diver He Chong. (2016.163.com, 16 Aug 2016)
Injuries
He injured his foot in 2014. (zjphoto.yinsha.com, 02 Sep 2014)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2015 Male Diver of the Year by the International Swimming Federation [FINA]. (chinanews.com, 03 Feb 2016)
Famous relatives
His brother He Chong has represented the People's Republic of China in diving. He won gold in the 3m springboard at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (SportsDeskOnline, 24 Feb 2016; sports.163.com, 27 Aug 2013)