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Seven things we learned from the Olympic Qualifier Series Shanghai

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1 – Chinese athletes shine at OQS Shanghai

Fans at the Huangpu Riverside OQS Urban Park were spoilt for choice when it came to witnessing amazing performances from their local athletes.

The stand out moment came in women’s BMX Freestyle Park, where Sun Sibei, Sun Jiaqi and Deng Yawen secured first, second and third respectively. They were rightly celebrated with a sea of Chinese flags and a deafening roar of approval as they received their trophies.

In sport climbing’s speed finals, People’s Republic of China’s Zhou Yafei posted a personal best to win the women’s event, while Wu Peng took second in the men’s competition.

China wrapped up the OQS Shanghai with a bang, as LITHE-ING bagged second in the breaking B-Boys final

But it wasn’t all about the podium-toppers.

Skateboarder Zheng Haohao who at just 11 years old showed maturity well beyond her years to place 20th out of 42 athletes in the women’s park, was a huge fan favourite and will be one to watch in the future.

Out of the 28 home athletes on show in the four sports, seven finished on the podiums.

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