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Siyi
Xie
People's Republic of ChinaPeople's Republic of China, CHN
Male
Diving

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
28 March 1996
Residence
Beijing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
International Trade - Jinan University: Guangzhou, CHN

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began diving at age seven in Shantou, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was scouted by a diving coach soon after he started primary school.
Club / Team
Guangdong Province: China

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 3m springboard event at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Republic of Korea.
(fina.org, 18 Jun 2020)
Injuries
He sustained a foot injury in late 2019 and was sidelined from training for one month. (new-sports.cn, 22 May 2020)

He had a waist injury in May 2020. (new-sports.cn, 22 May 2020)

He broke his right ankle in early 2014 and underwent surgery. As a result, he switched from platform to springboard in 2015. He injured the ankle again in 2016. (sports.sina.com.cn, 21 Jul 2017; epaper.xxsb.com, 28 Aug 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Dreams need action." (Weibo profile, 01 Jan 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he was named Male Diver of the Year by the International Swimming Federation [FINA]. (sohu.com, 08 Feb 2020)

In 2016 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sports.sohu.com, 20 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sports.people.com.cn, 17 Feb 2019; sohu.com, 24 Jul 2019)
Other information
FUTHER EDUCATION
He has studied for a master's degree in international economy and trade at Jinan University in the People's Republic of China. (ec.jnu.edu.cn, 05 Sep 2017)

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