Qiu Bo

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Qiu Bo
Personal information
Nationality  China
Born (1993-01-31) January 31, 1993 (age 21)
Neijiang, Sichuan
Sport
Sport Diving
Event(s) 10 m, 10 m synchro
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Qiu.

Qiu Bo (Chinese: 邱波; pinyin: Qiū Bō; born January 31, 1993 in Neijiang, Sichuan) is a Chinese male diver from the People's Republic of China.

In the 2011 FINA Diving World Series – Beijing, Qiu received no fewer than 25 perfect 10s to score an historic 609.20 in the 10m event.[1] Then in the 2011 World Aquatics Championships held in Shanghai, Qiu won two gold medals in the platforms.[2]

In the end of 2011, Qiu was selected as the Male Diver of the Year by FINA.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he received the silver medal in the 10-meter platform competition, placing second behind American diver David Boudia. His total score of 566.85 was just 1.8 points behind Boudia's 568.65.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], DWS 2011 – Beijing, Day 2: Qiu Bo perfect in the platform, completes China's total sweep.
  2. ^ Chen Xiangfeng (August 11, 2012). "Under Pressure". China Daily. China Daily Information Co. Retrieved August 11, 2012. 
Awards
Preceded by
Germany Patrick Hausding
FINA Male Diver of the Year
2011
Succeeded by
Russia Ilya Zakharov