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Yanquan ZHANG
Sport Diving
NOC China   
GenderMen
Born13 Jun 1994 in Chaozhou, CHN
Height1.58 m
Weight 52 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Binzhou, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began diving in 2003 in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
His gymnastics coach introduced him to the sport.
Club / Team
Guangdong Province: Guangzhou, CHN
Training Regime
He trains for up to seven hours a day.
General Interest
Nicknames
Little Quan (sports.cn.yahoo.com, 26 Jun 2012)
Hobbies
Listening to music, surfing the internet, photography. (QQ profile, 10 Dec 2015; sports.people.com.cn, 31 Jul 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 10m platform synchro at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (sports.sina.com.cn, 13 Mar 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese diver Hu Jia. (sports.xinmin.cn, 06 Jun 2010)
Injuries
A broken finger meant he was unable to compete at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (ycwb.com, 31 Jul 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Try to win with no regrets." (Weibo profile, 25 Dec 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he received the May 4th Youth Medal in the People's Republic of China. (news.youth.cn, 17 Aug 2012)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2012 London, ENG 10m Platform Synchro 486.78
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 445.56
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2014   10m Platform  
2 2014 Gatineau, QC, CAN 10m Platform 491.95
1 2014 Gatineau, QC, CAN 10m Platform Synchro 433.11
2 2014 Guanajuato, MEX 10m Platform 547.00
1 2014 Guanajuato, MEX 10m Platform Synchro 463.35
1 2014 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 10m Platform Synchro 474.30
2 2014 San Juan, PUR 10m Platform 530.30
1 2014 San Juan, PUR 10m Platform Synchro 400.68
8 2013   10m Platform  
1 2013 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform 521.00
17 2011   10m Platform  
1 2011 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 460.95
1 2011 Penza, RUS 10m Platform 553.75
1 2011 Penza, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 471.06
14 2009   10m Platform  
1 2009 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 532.15
2 2009 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 451.11
2 2009 Shenzhen, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 458.64
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2014 Incheon, KOR 10m Platform Synchro 462.90
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2012   10m Platform Synchro  
1 2012 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 480.18
1 2012 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform Synchro 474.36
1 2011 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 502.65
2 2011 Sheffield, ENG 10m Platform Synchro 443.82
1 2010 Qingdao, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 483.15
1 2010 Veracruz, MEX 10m Platform Synchro 466.56
1 2010 Veracruz, MEX 10m Platform Synchro 436.20
3 2009   10m Platform Synchro  
1 2009 Mexico City, MEX 10m Platform Synchro 457.38
1 2009 Sheffield, ENG 10m Platform Synchro 494.70