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Aisen CHEN
Sport Diving
NOC China   
GenderMen
Born22 Oct 1995 in Guangzhou, CHN
Height1.68 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Guangzhou, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Cantonese, Mandarin
Higher education
International Trade - Jinan University : Guangzhou, CHN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up gymnastics at age four but switched to diving at age seven after dislocating his arm.
Why this sport?
He was selected to begin diving by coach Tan Jingyu, who was looking for potential athletes in his school.
Club / Team
Guangdong Province: China
Name of coach
He Weiyi [club], CHN
General Interest
Nicknames
Senzhu, Sen Zai (Weibo profile, 29 Dec 2021; tyj.gd.gov.cn, 13 May 2020)
Hobbies
Playing video games, watching movies, collecting stamps, making vlogs. (Southern Metropolis Daily, 04 May 2022)
Most influential person in career
Former coach Wu Guocun. (Tiyubake Baijiahao page, 30 Oct 2021)
Hero / Idol
US diver Greg Louganis, Russian diver Dmitri Sautin, Chinese diver Tian Liang. (cq.qq.com, 21 Aug 2016)
Injuries
He suffered from bursitis [joint swelling] in his ankle in March 2020. (liaoning2013.com.cn, 28 Apr 2020)

He was troubled by chronic knee, spine, hand, and shoulder injuries throughout 2018 and 2019. (sports.qq.com, 17 Feb 2019)

He was troubled by an arm injury in 2018. (fina.org, 02 Mar 2019; chinanews.com, 11 Mar 2018)

He was diagnosed with a pulmonary haemorrhage [blood in the lungs] at age 11. (Tiyubake Baijiahao page, 30 Oct 2021)

He dislocated his arm at age seven, which resulted in his switch from gymnastics to diving. (Southern Metropolis Daily, 04 May 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Keep going." (baijiahao.baidu.com, 01 Sep 2018)
Awards and honours
He was named 2021 Annual Favourite Charming Sports Star at an awards ceremony hosted by OK! Magazine. (ent.ynet.com, 13 Oct 2021)

In 2017 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 31 May 2017)

In 2016 he received the International Swimming Federation [FINA] Male Diver of the Year award. (fina-budapest2017.com, 14 Feb 2017)
Milestones
In 2016 he became the first male diver to win both the individual and synchronised 10m platform events at a single edition of the Olympic Games. (SportsDeskOnline, 20 Aug 2019; xinhuanet.com, 27 Jul 2019)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (Southern Metropolis Daily, 04 May 2022)
Other information
FURTHER STUDY
He has also studied for a postgraduate degree at Jinan University in the People's Republic of China. (Dazhongwang Baijiahao page, 01 Dec 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2021 Tokyo, JPN 10m Platform Synchro 470.58
1 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 10m Platform 585.30
1 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 10m Platform Synchro  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2019 Gwangju, KOR 10m Platform Synchro  
2 2017 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform 585.25
1 2017 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform Synchro 498.48
1 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 495.72
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2014   10m Platform  
1 2014 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 10m Platform Synchro 474.30
1 2014 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 527.25
1 2014 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 463.59
1 2014 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 470.79
1 2012   10m Platform  
2 2012 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform 483.55
1 2012 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 438.24
1 2012 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform Synchro 442.29
11 2011   10m Platform  
1 2011 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 570.85
  2011 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 466.47 DSQ
3 2010   10m Platform 501.80
2 2010   10m Platform Synchro 456.54
2 2010 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform 500.50
2 2010 Montreal, QC, CAN 10m Platform 556.05
3 2010 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 509.20
1 2010 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 449.67
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 10m Platform Synchro 466.47
1 2014 Incheon, KOR 10m Platform Synchro 462.90
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2019   10m Platform  
2 2019 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 527.65
1 2019 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 494.55
4 2019 Sagamihara, JPN 10m Platform 540.75
1 2019 Sagamihara, JPN 10m Platform Synchro 465.24
10 2018   10m Platform  
2 2018 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 529.05
1 2018 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 484.29
1 2018 Fuji, JPN 10m Platform Synchro 449.91
1 2017   10m Platform  
1 2017 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 556.25
1 2017 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 488.85
1 2017 Guangzhou, CHN 10m Platform 601.15
1 2017 Guangzhou, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 463.71
1 2017 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 580.60
1 2017 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 462.57
1 2017 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform 569.10
1 2017 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform Synchro 477.84
1 2016   10m Platform  
1 2016 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 572.40
1 2016 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 477.15
2 2016 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform 569.15
1 2016 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform Synchro 466.50
1 2016 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 572.40
1 2016 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 485.67
1 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform 590.15
1 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform Synchro 482.01
1 2015 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 486.75
1 2015 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 330.00
1 2015 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard Synchro 338.40
1 2015 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform Synchro 484.23
1 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 462.78
1 2015 London, ENG 10m Platform Synchro 474.84
7 2014   10m Platform  
2 2014 London, ENG 10m Platform 553.25
1 2014 London, ENG 10m Platform Synchro 479.13
1 2014 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform 563.30
2 2014 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 444.66
2 2013 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 551.55
1 2013 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 493.47