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China's Olympic history: The road to success

(People's Daily Online)

08:32, June 14, 2012

Photo shows sprinter Liu Changchun. In 1932, the 10th Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles, U.S.. With the subsidy of Zhang Xueliang, Liu Changchun, who was 23 years old then, joined the track and field races (100-meter and 200-meter) as the first Chinese ever racing in the Olympics. Although Liu was eliminated in the preliminary races, it interpreted China's willingness of participation. (Photo from Xinhua)

Edited and translated by Xue Meng, People's Daily Online

From the time when there was only one representing athlete Liu Changchun joining the Olympic Games, to the day that Xu Haifeng won the first gold medal for China in the Olympic history, then to the mass success of hosting the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing… the road to success has not been an easy one for China. Failures and hardwork, glory and pride, Chinese people have proved their perseverance to the world and won the applause.

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