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Cao Yuan

Cao Yuan
Personal information
Nationality  China
Born (1995-02-07) February 7, 1995
Beijing
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Sport
Sport Diving
Event(s) 3 m,10m,3m&10m synchro

Cao Yuan (simplified Chinese: 曹缘; traditional Chinese: 曹緣; pinyin: Cáo Yuán; born February 7, 1995 in Beijing) is a Chinese diver[1] and an Olympic gold medalist.

He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's synchronized 10 metre platform, winning the gold medal. He won the gold medal at 2010 Asian Games in Men's 10 meter platform at the age of 15.

Cao Yuan is the only diver in history to win 3 gold medals in a single World Diving Series event by winning gold medals in 3m synchro, 10m synchro, and 10m individual events of the 2014 World Diving Series in Canada.

Cao Yuan together with Yue Lin are the only divers to ever win two World Series gold medals on the same day of the competition by winning the 3m synchro and 10m synchro events on May 30, 2014.

Cao Yuan started diving at age 5. His mother wanted him to learn discipline so enrolled him in diving classes. His life motto is "Go your own way and see your own scenery. Be calm for life's ups and downs." [2]

See also

References

  1. ^ London2012.com
  2. ^ [1]
Awards
Preceded by
He Chong
FINA Male Diver of the Year
2014
Succeeded by
Incumbent


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