Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

Winter Olympics: Eileen Gu’s gold at Beijing 2022 Games shows China would benefit from more flexible citizenship rules

  • As China celebrates its first gold medal in a snow event thanks to Gu, the US-born skier continues to be dogged by questions over her nationality
  • The debacle suggests China needs to consider more flexible immigration policies if it wishes to attract talent and become a global innovation centre