Gong Lijiao (left) is part of a Chinese women Olympics team that is winning plaudits for its diversity. Photo: Handout Gong Lijiao (left) is part of a Chinese women Olympics team that is winning plaudits for its diversity. Photo: Handout
Gong Lijiao (left) is part of a Chinese women Olympics team that is winning plaudits for its diversity. Photo: Handout

Tokyo Olympics: CCTV under fire after reporter calls Chinese gold medal winner a ‘manly girl’ and asks her when she’ll ‘return to being a woman’

  • The reporter also asked Gong Lijiao what would happen if she arm-wrestled a potential romantic partner
  • Gong ended the interview by saying she is a ‘gentle person’.

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Gong Lijiao (left) is part of a Chinese women Olympics team that is winning plaudits for its diversity. Photo: Handout Gong Lijiao (left) is part of a Chinese women Olympics team that is winning plaudits for its diversity. Photo: Handout
Gong Lijiao (left) is part of a Chinese women Olympics team that is winning plaudits for its diversity. Photo: Handout
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