Quan Hongchan looks on from the platform ahead of a dive during the 10m platform final at the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Reuters Quan Hongchan looks on from the platform ahead of a dive during the 10m platform final at the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Reuters
Quan Hongchan looks on from the platform ahead of a dive during the 10m platform final at the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Reuters

How Quan Hongchan, China’s 14-year-old diving darling, strove for Tokyo Olympics gold to support her ill mother

  • Quan has amassed a rapidly expanding army of fans after her stunning gold medal win in 10m platform diving final
  • Guangdong native’s playful persona wins hearts of Chinese netizens, who lap up her love for spicy snack Latiao and online gaming

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Quan Hongchan looks on from the platform ahead of a dive during the 10m platform final at the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Reuters Quan Hongchan looks on from the platform ahead of a dive during the 10m platform final at the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Reuters
Quan Hongchan looks on from the platform ahead of a dive during the 10m platform final at the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Reuters
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