China’s ‘mudslides,’ the goofy and flamboyant Olympic athletes who have won over Chinese social media, bring youthful verve to a normally staid team
Nicknamed "mudslides" by fans, young Olympic athletes from China — including the emoji-inspiring swimmer Fu Yuanhui, the marriage-proposing diver Qin Kai and the gold-shoe-wearing weightlifter Lyu Xiaojun — are giving the nation's team an energetic makeover.
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Oct 24, 2016