Role model!China’s world diving champion has returned from a four-year retirement to fight for an Olympic dream at 30


On February 3, Beijing time, diver He Chao recently announced his comeback through social media, which has aroused strong concern among netizens.He Chao, who turns 30 next week, is 1.72 meters tall and brother to Olympic champion He Chong.He Chao, who is five years younger than his brother, was influenced by his brother to become a professional diver.In 2009, he made his international debut as a member of the Chinese diving team and won gold MEDALS in the men’s 3m springboard single and synchronized events at the World Youth Championships.In 2012, under the guidance of Zhong Shaozhen, the gold medalist who trained Guo jingjing, He gradually became a key member of the Chinese men’s three-meter springboard team.He Chao won the gold medal in the men’s 3m springboard singles at the 2015 World Swimming Championships, making it China’s fifth consecutive gold medal in the event.He Chao, who was on his way to winning the men’s 3m springboard gold medal for China at the 2016 Rio Olympics, made a serious mistake in his preliminary heat and was eliminated.The painful loss in Rio Was a big blow to He, who decided to retire after the 13th National Games in 2017 when he was only 25 years old.After leaving the competition, He chao stepped into the fashion circle, participating in TV program recording, magazine photo shooting and so on.According to He, he returned to training in November last year.Returning to the competition after four years of absence, He Chao said, “After four years of absence, now I come back to the place where I have struggled for 16 years. All the bits of youth and growth in my childhood, as well as all the past experiences, come to my eyes, and I feel a lot of emotion in my heart.

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