He Chao

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  • Birth Place: Zhanjiang, Guangdong, China
  • Profession: Diver
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Fast Facts

  • Began diving at age 6, joining his older brother, He Chong, a two-time Olympic medalist., at a state-sponsored sports school in Zhanjiang.
  • Won two medals at the 2014 Asian Games, beating his brother for gold in the 1m springboard and finishing second to fellow Chinese diver Cao Yuan in the 3m springboard.
  • Claimed gold in the 3m springboard at the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships, taking the event won by his brother at the previous three World Championships.
  • Finished seventh in the 1m springboard at the 2015 World Championships.
  • Named the Best Male Diver in the world by FINA in 2015.
  • An accomplished piano player, he performed a short recital for the attendees at the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Gala.
  • Earned a spot in the 3m springboard at the 2016 Olympics in Rio as a result of his performance at the 2015 World Championships, but failed to medal at the Games.

Relationships

  • He Chong — Brother

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  • Birth Place: Zhanjiang, Guangdong, China
  • Profession: Diver

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