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Yuxi CHEN
Sport Diving
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born11 Sep 2005 in Shanghai, CHN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Shanghai, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age four.
Why this sport?
She was scouted by Shi Meiqin, a coach from the Shanghai diving team in the People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Shanghai: China
Name of coach
Liu Ben [national], CHN; Yu Xiaoling [national], CHN
General Interest
Nicknames
Lele (Weibo profile, 02 Feb 2022; sports.sina.cn, 19 Jul 2019)
Hobbies
Listening to music, reading novels, drawing, chatting with friends, playing games, taking photos. (thepaper.cn, 22 Dec 2021; sports.sina.cn, 19 Jul 2019; 360kuai.com, 11 Aug 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese trampoline gymnast Gao Lei, Chinese divers Wu Minxia and Chen Ruolin. (sohu.com, 27 Jul 2021; jfdaily.com.cn, 18 Jul 2019; chinanews.com, 18 Jul 2019)
Injuries
She was affected by wrist and ankle injuries in 2018. (olympics.com, 29 Jul 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 09 Jan 2019)
Famous relatives
Her father Chen Jian has served as a senior gymnastics coach in a sports school in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. Her mother Dong Chunhua has worked as an associate professor specialising in gymnastics studies at Shanghai University of Sport. (jfdaily.com.cn, 18 Jul 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2021 Tokyo, JPN 10m Platform 425.40 
1 2021 Tokyo, JPN 10m Platform Synchro 363.78 
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2022 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform 417.25
1 2022 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform Synchro 368.40
1 2019 Gwangju, KOR 10m Platform 439.00