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Rodrigo DIEGO
Sport Diving
NOC Mexico   
GenderMen
Born02 Dec 1996
Height1.66 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Guadalajara, MEX
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Public Policy and Administration - Autonomous University of Guadalajara [UAG]: Zapopan, MEX
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up diving at age eight.
Why this sport?
"I saw a close friend winning and at that moment I decided that I wanted to train and achieve what he was doing."
Club / Team
Jalisco State: Mexico
Name of coach
Ivan Bautista [national], MEX
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His mother. (playersoflife.com, 01 Feb 2016)
Hero / Idol
Mexican divers Jesus Mena and Fernando Platas. (sipse.com, 11 Sep 2014)
Injuries
In 2019 a benign tumour in his left leg caused fractures in his tibia. He underwent surgery on the tumour but it continued to cause him pain in 2020. (marca.com, 06 May 2020; eluniversal.com.mx, 14 Mar 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he received the Mexican National Sports Award. (jornada.unam.mx, 04 Nov 2014)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 3m Springboard 356.05
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 397.17
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
11 2018 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 362.00
4 2018 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 382.83
16 2016 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard 344.10
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
12 2018   3m Springboard  
6 2018 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 432.90
4 2018 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 392.10
6 2018 Fuji, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 368.67