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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – Chinese Diver Hongping Li


Hongping Li (Chinese: 李宏平; born 14 February 1963) is a Chinese former diver who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics….was an NCAA champion and two-time Olympian…. who has been one of the most successful NCAA coaches for more than a decade….as the head diving coach at USC…..was named to the position on July 1, 1999…..becoming a two-time NCAA Coach of the Year (2002, 2006)….and nine-time Pac-10 Women’s (2001-02-03-05-06-09-10-11-12)….as well as the 2009 Pac-10 Men’s Diving Coach of the Year….while winning the 1998 and 1999 United States Olympic Committee’s “Diving Developmental Coach of the Year” award.  Li has had sustained and broad success since joining the USC staff….as he has directed eight men’s and women’s divers to a combined 34 All-American honors…including six NCAA titles and 27 conference titles.

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