Olympic superfan Zhang Wenquan shows his collection of Olympic souvenirs at home in Beijing. Crammed on every available surface is Olympic memorabilia. Photo: AFP
Olympic superfan Zhang Wenquan shows his collection of Olympic souvenirs at home in Beijing. Crammed on every available surface is Olympic memorabilia. Photo: AFP

As Beijing 2022 Games approach, Chinese superfan shares his Olympic souvenir obsession

  • Zhang Wenquan first caught the Olympic bug when watching the Sydney 2000 Games, then went on to volunteer at the Beijing Summer Games in 2008
  • The construction worker estimates he’s spent US$62,800 on 5,000 souvenirs and he is already looking to Paris 2024 to build on his collection

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Olympic superfan Zhang Wenquan shows his collection of Olympic souvenirs at home in Beijing. Crammed on every available surface is Olympic memorabilia. Photo: AFP
Olympic superfan Zhang Wenquan shows his collection of Olympic souvenirs at home in Beijing. Crammed on every available surface is Olympic memorabilia. Photo: AFP
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