· China has won 11 of the 16 world titles in the women's 3m springboard, including at each of the last eight FINA World Championships.
· The last non-Chinese diver that claimed the gold medal in this event was Yulia Pakhalina (RUS) in Perth in 1998.
· The last four world titles were divided among four different Chinese divers: Guo Jingjing (CHN) in 2009, Wu Minxia (CHN) in 2011, He Zi (CHN) in 2013 and Shi Tingmao (CHN) in 2015.
· For Guo, it was her fifth consecutive world title in the women's 3m springboard. She is the only diver with more than two gold medals in this event at the World Championships.
· Shi Tingmao could join Guo (2001-2009), Irina Kalinina (URS, 1975-1978) and Gao Min (CHN, 1986-1991) as the only divers with multiple world titles in this event. Guo, Kalinina and Gao all did this at consecutive world championships.
· Shi is also the reigning Olympic champion in this event - the last reigning Olympic champion to win the world title in the women's 3m springboard was Guo in 2009.
· In total, Chinese divers have won 19 of the last 20 Olympic and world titles in this event (1986-2015) with the exception of Pakhalina's world title in 1998.
· Chinese divers have claimed both gold and silver in the women's 3m springboard event at five of the last six world championships, with the exception of 2009 when Émilie Heymans (CAN) finished second place behind winner Guo.
· The last teenager to win the world title in this event was Guo in 2001 (19 years) when she claimed her first of five gold medals.
· Jennifer Abel (CAN, bronze in 2011) could become the second diver with multiple bronze medals in this event at the World Championships, after Tania Cagnotto (ITA, 4).