Yang Qian makes a heart after winning the gold medal. Photo: Reuters Yang Qian makes a heart after winning the gold medal. Photo: Reuters
Yang Qian makes a heart after winning the gold medal. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo Olympics: golden girl Yang Qian nearly quit shooting to care for ill mother – but inspired by ‘five-star red flag flying is best medicine’

  • A neighbour tells Yang Qian’s gold medal on Saturday was a dream come true for her parents and her hometown of Yangjianong in Ningbo
  • Chinese social media explodes with pride and joy as Yang Qian becomes the first gold medallist of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Yang Qian makes a heart after winning the gold medal. Photo: Reuters Yang Qian makes a heart after winning the gold medal. Photo: Reuters
Yang Qian makes a heart after winning the gold medal. Photo: Reuters
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