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Siyi XIE
Sport Diving
NOC China   
GenderMen
Born28 Mar 1996 in Shantou, CHN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Guangzhou, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
International Trade - Jinan University: Guangzhou, CHN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began diving at age seven in Shantou, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was scouted by a diving coach soon after he started primary school.
Club / Team
Guangdong Province: China
Name of coach
Nie Yudi, CHN
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 3m springboard event at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Republic of Korea.
(fina.org, 18 Jun 2020)
Injuries
He sustained a foot injury in late 2019 and was sidelined from training for one month. (new-sports.cn, 22 May 2020)

He had a waist injury in May 2020. (new-sports.cn, 22 May 2020)

He broke his right ankle in early 2014 and underwent surgery. As a result, he switched from platform to springboard in 2015. He injured the ankle again in 2016. (sports.sina.com.cn, 21 Jul 2017; epaper.xxsb.com, 28 Aug 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Dreams need action." (Weibo profile, 01 Jan 2020)
Awards and honours
He was named 2021 Male Diver of the Year by Swimming World magazine. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 22 Dec 2021)

In 2019 and 2021 he was named Male Diver of the Year by the International Swimming Federation [FINA]. (sohu.com, 08 Feb 2020; fina.org, 17 Dec 2021)

In 2016 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sports.sohu.com, 20 Jul 2017)
Other information
FUTHER EDUCATION
He has studied for a master's degree in international economy and trade at Jinan University in the People's Republic of China. (ec.jnu.edu.cn, 05 Sep 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2021 Tokyo, JPN 3m Springboard 558.75 
1 2021 Tokyo, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 467.82 
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2019 Gwangju, KOR 3m Springboard 545.45
1 2019 Gwangju, KOR 3m Springboard Synchro 439.74 
1 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard 547.10
2 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 443.40
1 2015 Kazan, RUS 1m Springboard 485.50 
3 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Event 425.40
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2017 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 3m Springboard 445.15
1 2017 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 3m Springboard Synchro 420.84
1 2016 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 3m Springboard Synchro 409.92
1 2016 Kuching, MAS 3m Springboard 479.15
1 2016 Kuching, MAS 3m Springboard Synchro 415.20
2 2013   10m Platform  
1 2013 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 518.75
1 2013 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 458.64
2 2013 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 469.00
1 2013 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 482.43
15 2012   10m Platform  
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2016 Tokyo, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 404.37
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 3m Springboard 560.80
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 3m Springboard Synchro 479.52
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2019   3m Springboard  
2 2019 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 527.90
1 2019 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 469.08
1 2019 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 537.65
1 2019 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 457.14
1 2019 Sagamihara, JPN 3m Springboard 548.80
1 2019 Sagamihara, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 446.82
2 2018   3m Springboard  
1 2018 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 550.50
1 2018 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 497.34
3 2018 Fuji, JPN 3m Springboard 513.35
1 2018 Fuji, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 433.02
1 2018 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 536.60
1 2018 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 457.98
2 2018 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 529.30
1 2018 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 463.38
1 2017   3m Springboard  
2 2017 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 539.15
1 2017 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 450.39
1 2017 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard 556.20
1 2017 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 466.02
2 2017 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 507.10
1 2017 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 458.82
2 2017 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard 528.50
3 2017 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 400.50