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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.

Fu Yuanhui Struggles to Contain Herself Shaking the Chinese President’s Hand

The Chinese Olympic delegation that took home an impressive medal haul of 70 Olympic medals from Rio earlier this month met with top Chinese officials to commemorate their accomplishments on Thursday.   

Amid the hundreds of athletes present, everyone’s favorite Fu Yuanhui stole the scene at the ceremony held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing with her signature facial expressions.

China’s Most Lovable Olympian Heads to Shanghai Disneyland After Returning From Rio

After winning the hearts of everyone at the Rio Olympics, Chinese athlete Fu Yuanhui decided to take a much needed vacation by visiting the newly-opened Disneyland in Shanghai.

Fu documented her trip on Weibo, China’s equivalent for Twitter. She was instantly recognized by fans and didn’t mind meeting them herself. Fans expressed their excitement online after meeting the star athlete.

China’s Most Lovable Olympian Announces She’s Single and Wants a Boyfriend

Chinese “mystical” swimmer and Olympic sweetheart Fu Yuanhui has announced on national TV that she is single and looking for a boyfriend.

In fact, the fun-loving 20-year-old who was featured in the Zhejiang TV show Champion Fun looking lovely in her one-piece dress, said she has remained single all her life, reported South China Morning Post.

China’s Most Lovable Olympian Admits She’s on Her Period After Poor Performance

China’s star swimmer Fu Yuanhui is proving yet again why she’s the most lovable athlete at the Olympics following a not-so-good performance.

Fu and her teammates placed fourth in the women’s 4x100m medley relay on Sunday, just missing out on a medal. When the team was getting interviewed after the match, Fu was nowhere to be found. Turns out she was crouched behind a board wincing in pain.

China’s Most Lovable Olympian Draws Over 10 Million Viewers in One Live Stream

By now, you’ve probably heard of Chinese Swimmer Fu Yuanhui whose quirky and addicting personality has captivated Olympic fans all over the world. 

To get an idea of just how much people love this incredible 20-year-old, Fu’s following on Weibo (China’s Twitter equivalent) has gone from 100,000 to over 5 million in less than a week. Most recently, she did a one hour live stream that drew a whopping 10 million viewers.

Chinese Swimmer’s Reaction When She Learns She Won a Medal is Melting Hearts on the Internet

Chinese swimmers at this year’s Olympics in Rio have been getting a lot of attention, from the chiseled Ning Zetao to the “drug cheat” scandal surrounding Sun Yang. But now a female Chinese swimmer has the attention of the internet after winning hearts with her bubbly reaction when she learns she won a bronze medal with her time.

Swimmer Fu Yuanhui swam a time of 58.95 seconds in the women’s 100-meter backstroke semi-finals and swam even faster in the finals with a time of 58.76. At the time she was interviewed, she didn’t know she had raced under 59 seconds and certainly didn’t think she won a medal.