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Arantxa CHÁVEZ
Sport Diving
NOC Mexico   
GenderWomen
Born30 Jan 1991 in Mexico City, MEX
Height1.57 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Mexico
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Nutrition - University of the Valley of Mexico: Guadalajara, MEX
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began diving at age six.
Why this sport?
Her parents encouraged her to try the sport because she was a hyperactive child and needed an outlet for all her energy.
Club / Team
Guanajuato State: Mexico
Name of coach
Francisco Rueda [personal], MEX
General Interest
Injuries
She sustained a calf injury in March 2020 and was unable to train for two months. (milenio.com, 12 Sep 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It's time to show the world how big I am." (Instagram profile, 02 Oct 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she received the Sports Award and the Sports Merit Award in Jalisco State, Mexico. (informador.mx, 26 Sep 2018; udgtv.com, 20 Nov 2017)

In 2010 and 2017 she received the Sports Merit Medal from the government of Guadalajara in Mexico. (notisistema.com, 15 Dec 2017; comudeguadalajara.gob.mx, 14 Dec 2010)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (esto.com.mx, 22 Sep 2021)
Other information
PARTNERSHIP
She began competing in synchronised 3m springboard with Laura Sanchez in 2018. Chavez relocated to Leon, Mexico, where she started training with Sanchez's coach, Francisco Rueda. "We had already teamed up but then we didn't have the chance to be together anymore as we were in different teams. Now we share almost everything, the same coach, and we train together every day, which is very helpful in terms of a better synchronisation." (milenio.com, 12 Sep 2020; marca.com, 28 Jul 2020, 17 Apr 2020)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
27 2021 Tokyo, JPN 3m Springboard 190.35
29 2012 London, ENG 3m Springboard 225.45
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2022 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard 255.35
Preliminary Round 2022 Budapest, HUN 1m Springboard 231.60
4 2022 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 282.42
8 2022 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 266.16
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard 278.25
10 2017 Budapest, HUN 1m Springboard 272.30
13 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 223.80
10 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 279.27
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 257.10
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS 1m Springboard 236.95
7 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 296.19
4 2013 Barcelona, ESP 3m Springboard Synchro 290.70
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP 1m Springboard 228.85
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN 1m Springboard 232.35
9 2011 Shanghai, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 278.10
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA 1m Springboard 226.45
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2019 Calgary, AB, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 229.17
2 2019 Mission Viejo, CA, USA 3m Springboard Synchro 277.32
5 2019 Mission Viejo, CA, USA 3m Springboard Synchro 272.61
4 2018 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 321.60
2 2018 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 284.10
13 2015 León, MEX 3m Springboard 294.45
4 2015 León, MEX 3m Springboard Synchro 284.64
14 2015 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 258.70
7 2015 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 263.40
7 2012   3m Springboard  
7 2012 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard 300.60
2 2012 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard 332.25
28 2011 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard 215.60
13 2010 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 241.40
41 2009   3m Springboard  
9 2009 Montreal, CAN 3m Springboard 272.70
7 2009 Montreal, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 251.85
14 2008 Rome, ITA 3m Springboard 225.25
4 2008 Rome, ITA 3m Springboard Synchro 249.95
6 2005 Madrid, ESP 3m Springboard Synchro 222.09
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2014 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 296.10
2 2014 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard Synchro 286.50
9 2014 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 48.60
5 2013 Guadalajara, MEX 3m Springboard 317.15
8 2012   3m Springboard Synchro  
5 2012 Tijuana, MEX 3m Springboard Synchro 307.20