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Tingmao SHI
Sport Diving
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born31 Aug 1991 in Chongqing, CHN
Height1.60 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Mandarin
Higher education
Sport Studies - Southwest University: Chongqing, CHN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began professional training in 2003 in Chongqing, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was noticed by a gymnastics coach when she was in kindergarten. She turned to diving after practising gymnastics for five years.
Club / Team
Chongqing: China
Name of coach
Zhao Wenjin, CHN
General Interest
Nicknames
Mao-Mao (Weibo profile, 14 Oct 2018)
Hobbies
Reading, learning English, watching films. (2016.163.com, 08 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in the individual and synchronised 3m springboard events at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Weibo profile, 14 Oct 2018)
Hero / Idol
Chinese divers Wu Minxia and Guo Jingjing. (sports.sina.com.cn, 03 Sep 2018; sports.sina.com.cn, 20 Jul 2019)
Injuries
She was troubled by a lower back injury during the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. (new.qq.com, 19 Jul 2019; sports.sina.com.cn, 20 Jul 2019)

She twisted her ankle and missed one week of training in March 2019. (sports.xinhuanet.com, 10 Mar 2019)

She was troubled by an injury to her waist area and a herniated disc in late 2017 and early 2018. (fina.org, 30 Apr 2018, 10 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Remain true to your original aspiration and keep your mission firmly in mind." (sports.sina.com.cn, 20 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
She was named 2021 Female Diver of the Year by Swimming World magazine. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 22 Dec 2021)

She was named Female Diver of the Year in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021 by the International Swimming Federation [FINA]. (kuaibao.qq.com, 10 Feb 2020; chinadaily.com.cn, 17 Dec 2018; china.org.cn, 17 Dec 2018; fina.org, 19 Mar 2016, 04 Dec 2016; sohu.com, 04 Dec 2017; fina.org, 17 Dec 2021)

In 2018 and 2019 she was named one of China's Top 10 Athletes of the Year by Xinhua News Agency. (sports.xinhuanet.com, 26 Dec 2018; sohu.com, 28 Dec 2019)

In 2010 she received the Sports Medal of Honour from the General Administration of Sport of China. (cq.cqnews.net, 12 Jan 2012)
Other information
ATHLETE REPRESENTATIVE
In September 2017 she was appointed to the International Swimming Federation [FINA] Athletes' Committee. She was also appointed to the FINA Technical Diving Committee. (fina.org, 20 Sep 2017)

FURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied for a master's degree in sports studies at Southwest University in Chongqing, People's Republic of China. (cq.cqnews.net, 14 Sep 2016)

NAME CHANGE
Her father changed her name from Shi Tingting at age nine. He removed the second 'ting' as in Chinese it means 'stagnation'. He added 'mao' on the end of her name as it is an uncommon word which means 'hard work'. (sports.qq.com, 23 Nov 2009)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2021 Tokyo, JPN 3m Springboard 383.50 
1 2021 Tokyo, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 326.40 
1 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 3m Springboard 406.05
1 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 3m Springboard Synchro  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2019 Gwangju, KOR 3m Springboard 391.00
1 2019 Gwangju, KOR 3m Springboard Synchro 342.00
1 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard 383.50
1 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 333.30
2 2015 Kazan, RUS 1m Springboard 309.20
1 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 383.55
1 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 351.30
1 2013 Barcelona, ESP 3m Springboard Synchro 338.40
1 2011 Shanghai, CHN 1m Springboard 318.65
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
11 2011   3m Springboard  
1 2011 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 369.90
4 2010   3m Springboard 331.65
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 3m Springboard 389.40
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 3m Springboard Synchro 335.70
1 2014 Incheon, KOR 1m Springboard 308.45
1 2014 Incheon, KOR 3m Springboard Synchro 318.60
2 2010 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard 359.90
1 2010 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 315.60
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2019   3m Springboard  
2 2019 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 367.00
1 2019 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 339.30
2 2019 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 370.00
1 2019 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 327.00
1 2019 Sagamihara, JPN 3m Springboard 382.05
1 2019 Sagamihara, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 330.00
1 2018   3m Springboard  
1 2018 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 392.10
1 2018 Fuji, JPN 3m Springboard 388.05
1 2018 Fuji, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 319.80
1 2018 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 374.35
1 2018 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 316.20
1 2018 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 381.95
1 2018 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 313.50
1 2017   3m Springboard  
1 2017 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 391.05
1 2017 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 319.20
1 2017 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard 395.40
1 2017 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 345.00
1 2017 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 381.90
1 2017 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 321.90
1 2017 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard 378.40
1 2017 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 310.80
1 2016   3m Springboard  
1 2016 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 348.10
1 2016 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard 392.25
4 2016 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 347.70
2 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard 394.05
2 2015   3m Springboard  
1 2015 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 389.60
1 2015 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 328.50
1 2015 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard 398.70
1 2015 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard Synchro 338.10
1 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 334.20
1 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 384.60
1 2015 London, ENG 3m Springboard 374.35
1 2015 London, ENG 3m Springboard Synchro 331.50
8 2014   3m Springboard  
1 2014 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 330.60
1 2014 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard Synchro 335.40
1 2014 London, ENG 3m Springboard Synchro 332.40
1 2014 Monterrey, MEX 3m Springboard 369.90
1 2014 Moscow, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 330.90
1 2014 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard 398.45
1 2013 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 336.60