Quan Hongchan jumped 466.2 points in the women’s 10-meter platform event to win another gold for the Chinese team! Quan Hongchan is only 14 years old this year. She is the youngest athlete in the Chinese sports delegation, tying the record for Fu Mingxia to win the Olympic champion at the age of 14. Teammate Chen Yuxi was only 15 years old, and the two small flowers who won the gold and silver medals, the combined age of less than 30 years old.
In the final, Quan Hongchan’s second jump of the 407C was impeccable. She tucked inward for three and a half weeks to tuck his knees. The air movement was perfect, falling into the water with zero splashes, clean and neat, without any faulty movements, and finally won 7. All referees scored a perfect score of 10 points, and the highest and lowest points were all 10 points. With a difficulty coefficient of 3.2, all the referees scored 96 points in this jump, ranking first by absolute advantage. After the fourth and fifth jumps, Quan Hongchan once again achieved a perfect score of full marks!
15-year-old Chen Yuxi and 14-year-old Quan Hongchan formed double insurance in this project. The Chinese team has won the Olympic championship 7 times in the history of the women’s 10-meter platform. Since 2008, it has achieved 3 consecutive championships. This impact is the honor of 4 consecutive championships. In the semi-finals, the performance of the two was almost impeccable. Although the 14-year-old Quan Hongchan had some flaws in the third jump, the other jumps were perfect, ranking first in the finals.
Quan Hongchan was born on March 28, 2007 in Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province. She has never participated in international competitions, even in domestic competitions, and has participated in less than 10 times. In 2021, the 14-year-old Quan Hongchan began to be known to the outside world. , Can be said to be “born out of the sky.” In the national competition, Quan Hongchan quickly became the champion and successfully won the opportunity to participate in the Olympics.
In the October 2020 National Diving Championship and Tokyo Olympic Trial Tournament at Shijiazhuang Station, the 13-year-old Quan Hongchan defeated Ren Qian, Zhang Jiaqi, Chen Yuxi and many other famous players in the women’s singles 10-meter platform final, with a total score of 437.75. With a clear advantage of 28 points and 28 points ahead of the runner-up, she won gold and appeared as a super dark horse. On May 3 this year, in the Tokyo Olympics Shanghai Station Trial, Quan Hongchan once again dedicated his perfect performance. With the absolute advantage of two champions and one runner-up, she took the lead in qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics.
The 10-meter platform has always been China’s strong point. It has trained famous players such as Gao Min, Fu Mingxia, Guo Jingjing and Chen Ruolin. Quan Hongchan won the Tokyo Olympics this time, tying the record of the youngest Olympic champion held by Fu Mingxia at the age of 14. Teammate Chen Yuxi is also only 15 years old, and the two small flowers who won the gold and silver medals, the combined age is less than 30 years old.