Gold medallist Daiki Hashimoto of Japan shakes hands with silver medallist Xiao Ruoteng of China after the men’s all-around gymnastics final. Photo: Reuters
Gold medallist Daiki Hashimoto of Japan shakes hands with silver medallist Xiao Ruoteng of China after the men’s all-around gymnastics final. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo Olympics: Will China beat Japan (and the US) at their own Games?

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  • While rival athletes show friendship, Japanese medallists targeted on Chinese social media as Tokyo 2020 spills beyond sport

Gold medallist Daiki Hashimoto of Japan shakes hands with silver medallist Xiao Ruoteng of China after the men’s all-around gymnastics final. Photo: Reuters
Gold medallist Daiki Hashimoto of Japan shakes hands with silver medallist Xiao Ruoteng of China after the men’s all-around gymnastics final. Photo: Reuters
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