CAO Yuan

7 Feb 1995
26
Male
CHANGSHA
 
People's Republic of China
BEIJING
 
People's Republic of China

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
DIV Diving Men's 10m Platform 1 Gold Medal
Men's Synchronised 10m Platform 2 Silver Medal

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Tokyo Aquatics Centre
Finished
Tokyo Aquatics Centre
Finished
Tokyo Aquatics Centre
Finished
Tokyo Aquatics Centre
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

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Olympic Games
YearLocation3m Springboard3m Synchro M10m Synchro M
2016Rio de Janeiro, BRA1st (547.60)3rd (443.70)-
2012London, GBR--1st (486.78)

World Championships
YearLocation3m Springboard3m Synchro M10m Synchro M
2019Gwangju, KOR2nd (517.85)1st (439.74)1st (486.93)
2017Budapest, HUN10th (453.70)2nd (443.40)-
2015Kazan, RUS4th (523.95)1st (471.45)-
2013Barcelona, ESP--3rd (445.56)

Asian Games
YearLocation3m Springboard3m Synchro M
2018Indonesia2nd (540.05)1st (479.52)

World Cup
YearLocation3m Springboard3m Synchro M
2018Wuhan, CHN2nd (544.60)1st (448.74)

World Series overview - Three best ranks per season and event since 2017
Year3m Springboard3m Synchro10m Synchro
20191 x 1st, 1 x 2nd, 1 x 3rd3 x 1st2 x 1st
20182 x 1st, 2 x 2nd4 x 1st-
20171 x 1st, 3 x 3rd3 x 1st, 1 x 3rd-

Grand Prix overview - Three best ranks per season and event since 2017
Year3m Springboard3m Synchro
20171 x 2nd1 x 1st

World Series & Grand Prix - Ten best performances since 2017
RankYearEventCompetitionLocationResult
120193m SpringboardWorld SeriesBeijing, CHN541.95
12019Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesMontreal, QC, CAN457.14
12019Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesBeijing, CHN469.08
12019Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesSagamihara, JPN446.82
12019Synchronised 10m PlatformWorld SeriesBeijing, CHN494.55
12019Synchronised 10m PlatformWorld SeriesSagamihara, JPN465.24
120183m SpringboardWorld SeriesMontreal, QC, CAN531.20
120183m SpringboardWorld SeriesFuji, JPN537.75
12018Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesKazan, RUS457.98
12018Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesMontreal, QC, CAN463.38
12018Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesFuji, JPN433.02
12018Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesBeijing, CHN497.34
12017Synchronised 3m SpringboardGrand PrixGold Coast, QLD, AUS420.84
120173m SpringboardWorld SeriesKazan, RUS515.40
12017Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesKazan, RUS458.82
12017Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesGuangzhou, CHN466.02
12017Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesBeijing, CHN450.39


Legend
M - Men, W - Women, X - Mixed, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified
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Athlete
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Beijing Sport University, People's Republic of China
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Mandarin
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Beijing [People's Republic of China]
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2009 for People's Republic of China (sports.eastday.com, 30 Jul 2012)
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His training and performance was disrupted throughout 2017 due to several injuries, including to his forehead and ankle. (sports.qq.com, 21 Jul 2017; sports.qq.com, 31 Aug 2017)

Injuries to his hand and leg meant he was unable to compete at the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (news.cnool.ne, 30 Jul 2012)
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He took up the sport at age five in Beijing, People's Republic of China. (sports.163.com, 31 Jul 2012)
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His mother wanted him to learn self-discipline so she enrolled him in diving classes. (sports.163.com, 31 Jul 2012)
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To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sports.xinhuanet.com, 21 Jul 2019; sports.eastday.com, 19 Apr 2020)
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Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, Chinese diver Tian Liang. (yundongmi.com, 29 Mar 2013; sports.qq.com, 31 Aug 2017)
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He was named Male Diver of the Year in both 2014 and 2018 by the International Swimming Federation [FINA]. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 16 Dec 2018; globaltimes.cn, 02 Dec 2014)

In 2017 he was named the Best Athlete of the Year by the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Sports in the People's Republic of China. (sports.sina.com.cn, 12 Oct 2017)
Legend
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Gold Medal
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Silver Medal
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Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
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