14-year-old Hongchan set to be new queen in diving


Young and dangerous: China divers (from left) Zhang Jiaqi, Quan Hongchan and Chen Yuxi will be competing in their first Olympics.

PETALING JAYA: It was in Barcelona in 1992 when platform diver Fu Mingxia stunned the sporting world by becoming the youngest ever Olympics champion for China at the age of 13.

And almost three decades later, China look set to unleash another teen wonder at the Tokyo Olympics in 14-year-old Quan Hongchan from Zhangjiang.

Limited time offer:
Just RM5 per month.

Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month
RM5/month

Billed as RM5/month for the 1st 6 months then RM13.90 thereafters.

Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Diving

Wendy’s retirement exposes huge gap in divers’ quality but MSF not panicking
Springboard specialist Wendy announces retirement after 14 years
Bertrand will be going to Singapore for pre-Olympics training
Olympics-French diver takes tumble during inauguration ceremony
Bertrand may not be the only diver for Paris Games
Bertrand to train in Asia ahead of the Games
National divers left in lurch after thunderstorm damaged training ‘home’
Bryan: It’ll take two Olympic cycles to produce another diving medallist
Bertrand-Enrique finish ninth in platform at World Cup
Diving team lose coach Li Rui after recent world flop

Others Also Read