Name: Emily Ding
Sport: Artistic Swimming
Height: 5'6
DOB: 9/28/2004
Birthplace: Mountain View, Calif.
Hometown: Cupertino, Calif.
High School: Laurel Springs School
Team/Club: Santa Clara Aquamaids
Coach(es): Heather Carrasco, Bianca Van Der Veldon, Sonja Van Der Veldon, Anna Voloshyna, Megan Abarca, Lara Teixeira
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 FINA Youth World Championships: 12th (Duet), 8th. (Team)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2021 U.S. junior national team member
  • 2021 U.S. senior national team member
  • 2019 U.S. National Championship: 2nd (Team), 2nd (Combo), 3rd (Duet)
  • 2019 U.S. 13-15 national team member
  • 2018 UANA Pan American Championship: 2nd (Team), 1st (Combo)
  • 2018 Comen Cup: 7th (Team), 7th (Combo)
  • 2018 U.S. 13-15 Championship: 1st (Team), 1st (Combo)
  • 2017 U.S. Junior Olympic Championship: 1st (Team), 1st (Combo), 2nd (Duet)
  • 2016 U.S. 12U national team member
  • 2016 U.S. Junior Olympics: 1st (Team), 2nd (Combo)
Personal: She collects pins or keychains from places she travels...She grew up in Cupertino, which is where Apple was founded...She has the same birthday as her grandma...Her brother got to name her, and he chose Emily after the character in Clifford the Big Red Dog...She was terrified of Alvin and the Chipmunks when she was little