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Fu Mingxia
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   Name: Fu Mingxia
   Gender: F
   Height: 1.60m
   Weight: 48kg
   Date of birth: August 16, 1978
   Place of birth: Wuhan, Hubei Province
   Sport: Diving




Sports career:


Took up gymnastics in Wuhan Spare-time Sports School in 1985. Switched to diving before being selected as a member of the Hubei provincial diving team in 1987. Stood 1.37m and aged 12, she won the platform event of group B in the National Junior Competition in 1990. Following that, she was selected for intensified training by the national team.


Personal best:


1992, 1996 & 2000 Olympic Games - 1st platform


1990-1991 - Twice named World Best Woman Platform Diver by US magazine Swimming World

At present:

Retired after the Sydney Olympics and settled down in Hong Kong.

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