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Yiwei CHEW
Sport Diving
NOC Malaysia   
GenderMen
Born16 Oct 1995 in Kuala Selangor, MAS
Height1.70 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Vanessa
Residence
Kuala Selangor, MAS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Malay, Mandarin
Higher education
Computer Science - HELP College of Arts and Technology: Kuala Selangor, MAS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 12 in Selangor, Malaysia.
Name of coach
Li Rui [national], CHN
General Interest
Nicknames
Chewy (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hobbies
Travelling. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 3m springboard at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. (Instagram profile, 27 Jul 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Christian Brooker and Yang Zhuliang. (thestar.com.my, 02 Sep 2018)
Hero / Idol
Malaysian diver Pandelela Rinong. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Injuries
In April 2020 he underwent surgery to remove his appendix. (thestar.com.my, 28 Apr 2020)

He requires ongoing rehabilitation for a knee injury. (nst.com.my, 09 Sep 2019; Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Enjoy the competition." (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
He was presented with Malaysia's Sukan Selangor award in 2016. (freemalaysiatoday.com, 12 Dec 2016)

He was named the 2014 Male Athlete of the Year for the state of Selangor in Malaysia. (selangorku.com, 13 Apr 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Olympic Games. (malaysiakini.com, 01 Feb 2021)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
In 2021 he began studying for a bachelor's degree in computer science at Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation in Malaysia. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2022)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Preliminary Round 2022 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard 255.65
11 2022 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro  
Preliminary Round 2019 Gwangju, KOR 3m Springboard 332.65
12 2019 Gwangju, KOR 3m Springboard Synchro 357.30 
4 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team Event 347.80 
Preliminary Round 2017 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform 323.85
10 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 370.77
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 353.70
10 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 289.89 
10 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 386.52
9 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Event 360.50
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP 1m Springboard 297.00
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP 3m Springboard 368.75
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2019 Calgary, AB, CAN 3m Springboard 372.50
3 2019 Calgary, AB, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 364.23
1 2019 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 3m Springboard Synchro 410.61
6 2019 Madrid, ESP 3m Springboard 329.60
26 2019 Mission Viejo, CA, USA 3m Springboard 312.20
7 2019 Mission Viejo, CA, USA 3m Springboard Synchro 339.09
15 2018 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard 317.50
9 2018 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard Synchro 344.16
14 2018 Madrid, ESP 3m Springboard 335.65
4 2018 Madrid, ESP 3m Springboard Synchro 360.18
10 2018 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 374.00
3 2018 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 387.54
7 2017 Gatineau, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 337.89
2 2017 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 3m Springboard Synchro 387.00
8 2017 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 10m Platform 351.10
6 2016 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 3m Springboard 313.65
3 2016 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 3m Springboard Synchro 331.17
5 2016 Kuching, MAS 3m Springboard 371.60
2 2016 Kuching, MAS 3m Springboard Synchro 394.71
3 2015 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 10m Platform 401.35
4 2015 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 3m Springboard Synchro 366.06
2 2015 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 10m Platform Synchro 271.86
4 2015 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 10m Platform 392.35
1 2015 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 3m Springboard Synchro 371.31
1 2015 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 10m Platform Synchro 326.82
10 2015 San Juan, PUR 10m Platform 290.55
2 2015 San Juan, PUR 10m Platform Synchro 380.85
2 2015 San Juan, PUR 10m Platform Synchro 273.09
7 2014   10m Platform  
17 2014 Guanajuato, MEX 3m Springboard 282.70
10 2014 Guanajuato, MEX 10m Platform 370.10
5 2014 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 10m Platform 397.35
2 2014 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 10m Platform Synchro 386.55
26 2014 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 326.45
24 2013 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard 319.30
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2016 Tokyo, JPN 3m Springboard 395.15
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 372.81 
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2018 Jakarta, INA 3m Springboard 456.20
4 2018 Jakarta, INA 3m Springboard Synchro 396.27
8 2014 Incheon, KOR 10m Platform 406.60
3 2014 Incheon, KOR 10m Platform Synchro 384.90
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2013 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 349.56