Yiwei CHEW

Yiwei CHEW
Birth Date:  16 Oct 1995
Place of Birth:  SELANGOR
Country of birth:  MAS
Age:  22
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  167

Yiwei CHEW - Schedule

Time Event Status
Thu, 12 Apr 10:07
Men's 3m Springboard Preliminary
Thu, 12 Apr 19:07
Gold Medal Event Men's 3m Springboard Final
Fri, 13 Apr 21:09
Gold Medal Event Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard Final
Sat, 14 Apr 11:59
Men's 10m Platform Preliminary
Sat, 14 Apr 21:09
Gold Medal Event Men's 10m Platform Final

Biographical Information

Commonwealth Games
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 3m Springboard 10 368.50
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 10m Platform 10 358.55
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Synchronized 10m Platform 3 387.39

World Championships
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 10m Platform 35 323.85
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard 10 370.77
2017 Budapest, HUN Mixed 3m & 10m Team 6 355.15
2015 Kazan, RUS Men's 10m Platform 35 353.70
2015 Kazan, RUS Men's Synchronised 10m Platform 10 386.52
2015 Kazan, RUS Mixed 3m & 10m Team 9 360.50
2015 Kazan, RUS Mixed Synchronised 10m Platform 10 289.89
2013 Barcelona, ESP Men's 1m Springboard 28 297.00
2013 Barcelona, ESP Men's 3m Springboard 23 368.75

Nickname: Chewy (Athlete, 8 Nov 2017)
Occupation: Athlete (, 13 Jul 2017); started working at Institut Sukan Negara Malaysia (Facebook, 19 June, 2017)
Education: Computer science at Help College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Languages spoken: English, Malay, Mandarin

NATIONAL: YANG Zhuliang (AUS) (Athlete, 8 Nov 2017)

Reason: Saw someone diving and wanted to try (Athlete, 8 Nov 2017)
Ambition: Qualify for Tokyo 2020, his first Olympic Games (Athlete, 8 Nov 2017)
Memorable: Bronze in synchronised 10m platform with teammate OOI Tze Liang (MAS) at Incheon 2014 Asian Games. (Athlete, 8 Nov 2017)
Hero: Teammate Pandelela Rinong PAMG (MAS) (Athlete, 8 Nov 2017)
Influence: Coach YANG Zhuliang (AUS) "[f]or his way of implementing dreams and goals." (Athlete, 8 Nov 2017)
Ritual: Listening to music, playing games (Athlete, 8 Nov 2017)
Additional information

Only member of Malaysia national diving team who couldn’t make it to Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Decided to tattoo Japanese saying 'Nanakorobi Yaoki' (always rising after a fall) on his right rib. "I told myself, 'never give up'." (Athlete, 8 Nov 2017)

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Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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