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Kayla Han, 13, Becomes Youngest Olympic Trials Qualifier, Breaks National Age Group Record

Kayla Han

American swimmer Kayla Han of Brea, Calif., became one of the youngest people to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming after making the cut at 12 years old.

It all happened so fast: Han, who is now 13, qualified for the Wave I of the Olympic Trials after finishing with a time of 4:50.70 in the 400-meter individual medley (IM) at the Speedo Grand Challenge in May, according to Swimming World Magazine.

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.

Chinese Olympic Gold Medalist Gets Cyberbullied Because of His Teeth

Controversial Chinese swimmer Sun Yang had a strong finish in the 200-meter freestyle race at the Rio Olympics, winning the gold medal in the category.

Some fans however, went to Twitter, not to congratulate the athlete for his impressive win but to criticize his teeth. Yang’s teeth were displayed prominently after he gave a victorious scream following his victory. Other netizens also made fun of the swimmer’s attempt to throw back his swim cap at the stands, which ended up falling into the pool.