China's Mao Yi falls from the mat as she performs her floor routine during the artistic gymnastics women's team final. Photo: AP

Fiercer and stronger: China blames diminishing Olympic Games gold medal haul on better competition

Delegation chief Liu Peng is satisfied with the team’s performance in Rio de Janeiro but admits some sports fell below expectations

Topic |   Rio Olympics 2016

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China's Mao Yi falls from the mat as she performs her floor routine during the artistic gymnastics women's team final. Photo: AP
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