China honors young Olympic athletes for outstanding performances

(Xinhua) 07:48, August 10, 2021

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Central Committee of the Communist Youth League of China and the All-China Youth Federation on Monday decided to award May Fourth Medals to young athletes who participated in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in recognition of their outstanding performances.

Among those honored are China's women's table tennis team, the men's table tennis team and 39 young athletes, including shooter Yang Qian, swimmer Zhang Yufei and diver Quan Hongchan.

The youth organizations called on young people across the country to learn from Chinese athletes, defy difficulties and improve their skills through hard work. 

(Web editor: Xia Peiyao, Liang Jun)


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