A man in a video seen stopping Olympic champion Eileen Gu from crossing a road says he only tried to ensure her safety at a crossroads. Picture: SCMP Artwork
A man in a video seen stopping Olympic champion Eileen Gu from crossing a road says he only tried to ensure her safety at a crossroads. Picture: SCMP Artwork
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Eileen Gu viral video: man who stopped Olympic champion crossing street says he was trying to ensure her safety after online backlash

  • The man encountered Gu on a road in Beijing earlier this week when the star skiing athlete was out running, accompanied by her mother
  • The man is seen stretching out his arms as if to stop her walking away after he had a selfie with her

A man in a video seen stopping Olympic champion Eileen Gu from crossing a road says he only tried to ensure her safety at a crossroads. Picture: SCMP Artwork
A man in a video seen stopping Olympic champion Eileen Gu from crossing a road says he only tried to ensure her safety at a crossroads. Picture: SCMP Artwork
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