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Jian YANG
Sport Diving
NOC China   
GenderMen
Born10 Jun 1994 in Sichuan, CHN
Height1.70 m
Weight 65 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Chengdu, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began doing gymnastics at age four, and took up diving at age nine.
Why this sport?
His parents wanted to improve his health.
General Interest
Nicknames
Difficulty King (sports.sina.com.cn, 03 Oct 2014)
Hobbies
Singing. (sports.kankanews.com, 07 Apr 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 10m platform at the 2014 World Cup event in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (Weibo profile, 16 Jan 2016)
Hero / Idol
Chinese diver Gao Min. (olympictalk.nbcsports.com, 12 Aug 2015)
Injuries
A knee injury affected his performance during the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation. (olympictalk.nbcsports.com, 12 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named an International Master of Sport by the General Administration of Sport of China in 2015. (sports.sohu.com, 06 Jan 2015)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
10 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 451.20
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2016 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 10m Platform 558.70
2 2016 Kuching, MAS 10m Platform 511.70
1 2016 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 523.40
13 2014   10m Platform  
1 2014 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 463.59
1 2014 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 586.05
1 2014 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 470.79
1 2013   10m Platform  
2 2013 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 514.10
1 2013 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 458.64
1 2013 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 486.05
1 2013 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 482.43
2 2013 San Juan, PUR 10m Platform 515.95
1 2013 San Juan, PUR 10m Platform Synchro 444.24
2 2012   10m Platform  
1 2012 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform 525.10
1 2012 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 438.24
24 2011   10m Platform  
4 2011 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 512.60
  2011 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 466.47 DSQ
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN 10m Platform 477.80
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 10m Platform 526.95
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2015   10m Platform  
1 2015 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 587.40
3 2015 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform 563.90
3 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 551.95
2 2015 London, ENG 10m Platform 518.75
1 2015 Mérida, MEX 10m Platform 570.05
1 2015 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform Synchro 433.50
1 2015 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform 567.25
7 2014   10m Platform  
1 2014 London, ENG 10m Platform 616.50
1 2014 London, ENG 10m Platform Synchro 479.13
2 2014 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform 557.80
2 2014 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 444.66