Chinese swimmer deserves Olympic gold for most faces pulled in 20 seconds

Another unforgettable Rio 2016 Olympics moment.

Belmont Lay | August 10, 2016, 06:38 PM

Fu Yuanhui, is a 20-year-old swimmer for the Chinese women’s team.

Her reaction to finding out that she finished third instead of fourth place in the semi-finals of the 100m backstroke on Day 2 of the Olympics, when a reporter told her, has taken the world by storm.


“58.95 seconds!? I thought it was 59 seconds!” Yuanhui said after finding out she clocked a time of 58.95 seconds.

“I was so fast!”

She later went on to get a joint bronze medal in the women’s 100 backstroke, tying with Canada’s Kylie Masse at 58.76.

Her face-pulling antics has been well-documented, though, going by this video:

This is her with her Olympic bronze medal:



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