Sneak Preview: Chinese Swimmer Speaks Publicly About Period – A First for China

[EXCERPT:] “[…] After one particular 4×100 medley relay in which China placed fourth, an interviewer from China Central Television came and talked to her. Fu, supported up by a teammate, was visibly hunched behind a barrier by the pool and looked a little bit distraught. When asked by the interviewer if she was in any stomach pain, Fu explained, “Yeah, actually my period started last night, so I’m feeling pretty weak and really tired – but this isn’t an excuse…” […]”

Want to read more about the twenty-year-old Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui’s interview that was praised by fans from all over the world for breaking the silence regarding the menstrual cycles of female athletes? Check out our soon to be released Fall 2016 issue!


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