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China’s Most Lovable Olympian Charms Hong Kong, Resists Going to Disneyland

China’s most lovable Olympic swimmer turned on the charm during a Hong Kong press meet.

Fu Yuanhui is the bronze medallist Olympian who won millions of adoring fans for her quirky personality and honest reactions. After meeting with the Chinese president last week, Fu and the delegation of Chinese athletes paid a visit to Hong Kong for a press meet that took place at the InterContinental Grand Stanford hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui on Saturday.

Olympics Commentator Faces Backlash For Saying Chinese Swimmer ‘Died Like a Pig’

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has issued several apologies online and another one on-air on Wednesday night following an inappropriate gaffe of one of its TV sports commentators.

CBC commentator Byron MacDonald said a defeated Chinese swimmer “died like a pig” during a race, the National Post reported. The comment immediately received a huge online backlash with scores of Chinese netizens and even Canadian audiences expressing their disgust by posting several criticisms on CBC’s Olympic Twitter account.