Chen Aisen and Lin Yue at the Rio Olympics
22 October 1995|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lb)|
|Event(s)||10 m, 10 m synchro|
Chen Aisen (simplified Chinese: 陈艾森; traditional Chinese: 陳艾森; pinyin: Chén Àisēn, born 22 October 1995) is a Chinese diver. He is a double gold medal winner at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He won gold in the men's synchronised 10m platform competition with diving partner Lin Yue, as well as gold in the men's individual 10m platform.
In 2009, Chen won a gold medal in the men's 10m synchronized event at the East Asian Games with his partner Zhang Yanquan. Chen was at the age of 14. In the next several years, Chen competed in the FINA Diving Grand Prix competitions and won an assortment of medals. In 2014, Chen and Zhang won the 10m synchro event at the Asian Championships.
At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Chen and Lin won the gold medal in the 10m synchro event with an overall score of 496.98. He also won the gold medal in the 10m platform event with a score of 585.30. His victory marks the first time China had won the Olympic gold in the men's 10m platform since the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens. Later that year, FINA named Chen as the Male Diver of the Year.
In 2015, Chen was partnered with Lin when they won the 10m synchro event at the World Championships in Kazan. Their overall score was 495.72. In 2017, Chen won another gold medal in the 10m synchro event with his new partner, Yang Hao. He also received the silver medal in the individual 10m platform event, which was won by British diver Tom Daley.
During the 2013 FINA Diving World Series, Chen won three gold medals in the 10m synchro events with Lin in the Moscow, Dubai, and Beijing legs. He was also the silver medal winner in the individual events in Beijing and Dubai. In 2014, Chen teamed up with Yang Jian to win one gold medal and one silver medal in the 10m synchro event.
Chen was partnered with Lin in 2015. They won a total of five gold medals in the 10m synchro events. During the following year, the two of them won the 10m synchro competitions in all four legs. Chen also competed in the 10m platform events, where he won three gold medals and one silver medal. He achieved a higher score than fellow Chinese diver Qiu Bo in three of the legs.
In 2017, Chen won multiple gold medals in the 10m platform and 10m synchro events. In the Guangzhou leg, Chen achieved an overall score of 601.15, which made him the fifth diver in history to collect over 600 points on the platform after Lin, Qiu, Yang, and Cao Yuan.
|FINA Diving World Series - Beijing||Men 10m platform final||551.55||2nd|
|Men 10m synchro final||493.47||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Dubai||Men 10m platform final||571.60||2nd|
|Men 10m synchro final||490.95||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Moscow||Men 10m platform final||514.25||3rd|
|Men 10m synchro final||471.18||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - London||Men 10m platform final||553.25||2nd|
|Men 10m synchro final||479.13||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Moscow||Men 10m platform final||563.30||1st|
|Men 10m synchro final||444.66||2nd|
|FINA Diving World Series - Beijing||Men 10m synchro final||486.75||1st|
|Mixed 10m synchro final||330.00||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Dubai||Men 10m synchro final||484.23||1st|
|Mixed 10m synchro final||338.40||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Kazan||Men 10m synchro final||462.78||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - London||Men 10m synchro final||474.84||1st|
|16th World Aquatics Championships||Men 10m synchro final||495.72||1st|
|20th FINA Diving World Cup||Men 10m platform final||534.25||2nd|
|Men 10m synchro final||456.00||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Beijing||Men 10m platform final||572.40||1st|
|Men 10m synchro final||477.15||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Dubai||Men 10m platform final||569.15||2nd|
|Men 10m synchro final||466.50||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Windsor||Men 10m platform final||590.15||1st|
|Men 10m synchro final||482.01||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Kazan||Men 10m platform final||572.40||1st|
|Men 10m synchro final||485.67||1st|
|2016 Summer Olympics||Men 10m platform final||585.30||1st|
|Men 10m synchro final||496.98||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Beijing||Men 10m platform final||556.25||1st|
|Men 10m synchro final||488.85||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Guangzhou||Men 10m platform final||601.15||1st|
|Men 10m synchro final||463.71||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Kazan||Men 10m platform final||580.60||1st|
|Men 10m synchro final||462.57||1st|
|FINA Diving World Series - Windsor||Men 10m platform final||569.10||1st|
|Men 10m synchro final||477.84||1st|
|17th World Aquatics Championships||Men 10m platform final||585.25||2nd|
|Men 10m synchro final||498.48||1st|
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