Cen Xiaolin (right) and other pupils from Qixing Primary School at a skipping championship in 2017. Photo: Lai Xuanzhi Cen Xiaolin (right) and other pupils from Qixing Primary School at a skipping championship in 2017. Photo: Lai Xuanzhi
Cen Xiaolin (right) and other pupils from Qixing Primary School at a skipping championship in 2017. Photo: Lai Xuanzhi

Chinese teenager who trains through the pain takes skipping rope team to five world championship records

  • Cen Xiaolin, 17, acclaimed as ‘world’s most powerful thigh’ after success in Oslo competition
  • His journey began in an impoverished Guangdong school where a teacher inspired his pupils to succeed against the odds

Topic |   China Society
Cen Xiaolin (right) and other pupils from Qixing Primary School at a skipping championship in 2017. Photo: Lai Xuanzhi Cen Xiaolin (right) and other pupils from Qixing Primary School at a skipping championship in 2017. Photo: Lai Xuanzhi
Cen Xiaolin (right) and other pupils from Qixing Primary School at a skipping championship in 2017. Photo: Lai Xuanzhi
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