Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Beijing Olympic champion He Wenna is going to compete at the Olympic Games for the third time as the trampoline veteran was named in the Chinese squad for Rio.
He, now 27, clinched the women’s individual trampoline at Beijing Olympic Games eight years ago, but received a bronze medal in London 2012, reports Xinhua.
The trampoline princess had been battling injuries for quite a long time since the 2012 Olympics, joking she was already an aunt in the Chinese trampoline team.
In the men’s individual trampoline, China’s Dong Dong will also take part in the Olympic Games for the third time. The 27-year-old grabbed the Olympic gold medal four years ago.
China’s squad for the Rio Olympic Games announced on Thursday:
Men’s: Gao Lei, Dong Dong (Substitutes: Tu Xiao Xiao Yujin)
Women’s: Li Dan, He Wenna (Substitutes: Liu Lingling, Zhong Xingping)