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Bo QIU
Sport Diving
NOC China   
GenderMen
Born31 Jan 1993 in Sichuan, CHN
Height1.65 m
Weight 62 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Beijing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began diving in 2000 in Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was scouted by coaches from the provincial diving team, having previously practised trampolining.
Club / Team
Sichuan Province: Chengdu, CHN
General Interest
Hobbies
Singing, surfing the internet, listening to music. (Weibo profile, 05 Mar 2017; QQ profile, 15 Jul 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals at the 2011, 2013 and 2015 World Championships. (sports.163.com, 16 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian diver Dmitri Sautin, Chinese diver Tian Liang. (sports.163.com, 21 Jul 2012)
Injuries
In 2016 he sustained an injury to his waist area. (sports.qq.com, 25 Jun 2016)

He injured his shoulder during the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (sports.21cn.com, 26 Feb 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Persisting in your dream is hard, but if it's not hard then it will not be sweet in return." (sports.sina.com.cn, 20 Jul 2014)
Awards and honours
In 2011 he was named Male Diver of the Year by the International Swimming Federation [FINA]. (cpc.people.com.cn, 08 Jan 2014)
Other information
TOUGH TIMES
In 2002 his family struggled to pay the fees required for him to continue diving. With the help of his grandmother and uncle, he was able to find the money needed to continue in the sport. However, he contemplated quitting to ease the burden on his family. His coach convinced him to continue diving and used his own money to support his development. (2012.sina.com.cn, 13 Aug 2012; bjd.com.cn, 12 Aug 2012)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 10m Platform 488.20
2 2012 London, ENG 10m Platform 566.85
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 587.00
1 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10m Platform 581.00
1 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10m Platform 585.45
1 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 480.03
2 2009 Rome, ITA 10m Platform 532.20
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
15 2011   10m Platform  
2 2011 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform 524.55
1 2011 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform Synchro 456.27
36 2009   10m Platform  
8 2009 Shenzhen, CHN 10m Platform 502.60
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2014 Incheon, KOR 10m Platform 576.40
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2016   10m Platform  
2 2016 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 564.40
3 2016 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 554.00
2 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform 571.25
3 2015   10m Platform  
4 2015 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 522.20
1 2015 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform 612.75
1 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 573.05
3 2015 London, ENG 10m Platform 506.60
2 2014   10m Platform  
2 2014 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 534.05
2 2014 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform 530.90
1 2014 Monterrey, MEX 10m Platform 583.95
2 2014 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform 557.80
1 2013 Guadalajara, MEX 10m Platform 572.20
4 2012   10m Platform  
1 2012 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 566.50
1 2012 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform 569.25
1 2011 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 609.20
1 2011 Guanajuato, MEX 10m Platform 582.45
1 2011 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform 607.60
1 2011 Sheffield, ENG 10m Platform 586.55
1 2010 Qingdao, CHN 10m Platform 588.20
1 2010 Veracruz, MEX 10m Platform 557.60
1 2010 Veracruz, MEX 10m Platform 584.25
1 2009   10m Platform  
2 2009 Changzhou, CHN 10m Platform 542.25
3 2009 Doha, QAT 10m Platform 544.90
5 2009 Mexico City, MEX 10m Platform 482.95
3 2009 Sheffield, ENG 10m Platform 540.50