China’s Zheng Ninali competes in the heptathlon high jump during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium. Zheng is China’s first naturalised Olympian. Photo: AFP China’s Zheng Ninali competes in the heptathlon high jump during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium. Zheng is China’s first naturalised Olympian. Photo: AFP
China’s Zheng Ninali competes in the heptathlon high jump during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium. Zheng is China’s first naturalised Olympian. Photo: AFP

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Tokyo Olympics: Zheng Ninali makes history as China’s first naturalised Olympian

  • The 22-year-old makes history with PB in heptathlon 100m hurdles, three years after Commonwealth Games silver for Canada
  • Athlete, also known as Nina Schultz, fulfils her high jump world record-holding grandmother’s Olympic dream in Tokyo

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China’s Zheng Ninali competes in the heptathlon high jump during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium. Zheng is China’s first naturalised Olympian. Photo: AFP China’s Zheng Ninali competes in the heptathlon high jump during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium. Zheng is China’s first naturalised Olympian. Photo: AFP
China’s Zheng Ninali competes in the heptathlon high jump during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium. Zheng is China’s first naturalised Olympian. Photo: AFP
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