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Chao HE
Sport Diving
NOC China   
GenderMen
Born11 Feb 1992 in Guangdong, CHN
Height1.68 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Beijing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age six in Zhanjiang, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He started the sport because he was always visiting his brother during his diving training. The coach then invited him to join in.
Club / Team
Guangdong Province: China
Name of coach
Wu Guocun [club], CHN
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing the piano. (chinanews.com, 03 Feb 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the 3m springboard at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation. (sports.sina.com.cn, 02 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese diver He Chong. (2016.163.com, 16 Aug 2016)
Injuries
He injured his foot in 2014. (zjphoto.yinsha.com, 02 Sep 2014)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2015 Male Diver of the Year by the International Swimming Federation [FINA]. (chinanews.com, 03 Feb 2016)
Famous relatives
His brother He Chong has represented the People's Republic of China in diving. He won gold in the 3m springboard at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (SportsDeskOnline, 24 Feb 2016; sports.163.com, 27 Aug 2013)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
21 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 3m Springboard 380.35
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2017 Budapest, HUN 1m Springboard 447.20
7 2015 Kazan, RUS 1m Springboard 415.50 
1 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 555.05 
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2017 Gatineau, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 502.65
1 2017 Gatineau, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 407.01
5 2014   3m Springboard  
3 2014 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 3m Springboard 440.65
1 2014 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 3m Springboard Synchro 441.54
1 2013   3m Springboard  
1 2013 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard 533.25
1 2013 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard Synchro 430.38
1 2013 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform Synchro 430.38
1 2013 Madrid, ESP 3m Springboard 501.60
1 2013 Madrid, ESP 3m Springboard Synchro 419.79
1 2013 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 498.90
1 2013 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 436.05
10 2012   3m Springboard  
2 2012 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard 451.30
1 2012 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard Synchro 434.01
9 2012 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard 404.45
4 2012 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard Synchro 344.22
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2009 Foshan, CHN 3m Springboard 458.25
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 3m Springboard 503.80
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2016   3m Springboard  
2 2016 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 472.40
2 2016 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard 507.50
3 2016 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 520.15
2 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard 534.95
8 2015   3m Springboard  
3 2015 Mérida, MEX 3m Springboard 471.70
1 2015 Mérida, MEX 3m Springboard Synchro 436.53
1 2015 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 429.87
2 2015 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard 521.65
1 2013 Guadalajara, MEX 3m Springboard 531.55
2 2013 Guadalajara, MEX 3m Springboard Synchro 444.09