Chen Ruolin (simplified Chinese: 陈若琳; traditional Chinese: 陳若琳; pinyin: Chén Ruòlín; born 12 December 1992 in Nantong, Jiangsu) is a female diver, she won the champion of synchronized 10 metre platform diving with her partner Liu Huixia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
12 December 1992 |
|Height||1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||47 kg (104 lb)|
|Event(s)||10 m, 10 m synchro|
|Coached by||Ren Shaofen|
She won the gold medals in the women's 10m platform and 10m synchronized platform at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing for Team China, then duplicated the double gold performance at the London 2012 Summer Olympics.
In 2011 World Aquatics Championships held in Shanghai, Chen won two gold medals for Women's 10 m platform and Women's 10 m synchro platform (partnering Wang Hao). She became the first Chinese female diver who claimed all the gold medals in women's platform events in Olympic Games, World Cup and World Championships.
In the 2016 Summer Olympics she won her fifth Olympic gold medal at the 10m synchronised event and became only the third Chinese athlete to win 5 Olympic gold medals. In October 2016 Chen announced her retirement from diving due to a neck injury.
Women's 10 m platformEdit
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Women's 10 m synchro platformEdit
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- "Ruoling Chen". Retrieved 24 July 2012.
- "Olympics diving: Chen Ruolin wins second gold in 10m platform making it the 200th medal acquired by the Chinese team". BBC Sport. 9 August 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
|FINA Diver of the Year
Egon Zimmermann &
|Final Youth Olympic torchbearer
Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway
|Final Summer Youth Olympic torchbearer
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