Former Chinese world diving champion Li Shixin will represent Australia at the worlds next month. Photo: Weibo/Li Shixin

Fans baffled as ‘patriotic’ Chinese diving champion comes out of retirement to represent Australia

  • Li Shixin made Chinese fans ‘proud’ in 2011 when he sang national anthem on podium after technical fault stopped music being played
  • Other fans on Chinese social media sympathetic towards former two-time world champion
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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Former Chinese world diving champion Li Shixin will represent Australia at the worlds next month. Photo: Weibo/Li Shixin
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