China’s Quan Hongchan (left) and Chen Yuxi will compete in the women’s 10m diving at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Quan is the youngest Chinese Olympian. Photo: Weibo China’s Quan Hongchan (left) and Chen Yuxi will compete in the women’s 10m diving at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Quan is the youngest Chinese Olympian. Photo: Weibo
China’s Quan Hongchan (left) and Chen Yuxi will compete in the women’s 10m diving at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Quan is the youngest Chinese Olympian. Photo: Weibo

Tokyo Olympics: 14-year-old diver Quan Hongchan is China’s youngest athlete

  • Guangdong native is 28 years younger than oldest Chinese athlete and only one of 10-strong diving team not to be a world champion
  • She won two of three qualifiers to burst onto scene as 13-year-old, dedicating the wins to her sick mother

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
China’s Quan Hongchan (left) and Chen Yuxi will compete in the women’s 10m diving at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Quan is the youngest Chinese Olympian. Photo: Weibo China’s Quan Hongchan (left) and Chen Yuxi will compete in the women’s 10m diving at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Quan is the youngest Chinese Olympian. Photo: Weibo
China’s Quan Hongchan (left) and Chen Yuxi will compete in the women’s 10m diving at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Quan is the youngest Chinese Olympian. Photo: Weibo
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