8 'Steel Roses' to Watch Out For in Rio

August 2, 2016
By XinhuaEditor: Rong Chen

As Rio gets set to host the 31st Summer Olympics from August 5-21, many ambitious young hopefuls are set to compete for gold medals in the Games. Here is a brief introduction to eight popular athletes in the women's events.

 

8 'Steel Roses' to Watch Out For in Rio
Serbian player Ana Ivanovic, 25, will compete in the women's tennis event. [CCTV News]
8 'Steel Roses' to Watch Out For in Rio
British athlete Amber Hill, 18, will compete in the women's skeet shooting event. [CCTV News]
8 'Steel Roses' to Watch Out For in Rio
Chinese athlete He Zi, 26, will compete in the women's diving event. [CCTV News]
8 'Steel Roses' to Watch Out For in Rio
Japanese hopeful Fukuhara Ai, 28, will compete in the women's table tennis event. [CCTV News]
8 'Steel Roses' to Watch Out For in Rio
Russian high-flier Darya Klishina, 25, will compete in the women's long jump. [CCTV News]
8 'Steel Roses' to Watch Out For in Rio
Chinese rising star Liu Xiang, 20, will compete in the women's swimming event. [CCTV News]
8 'Steel Roses' to Watch Out For in Rio
American player Alex Morgan, 27, will compete in the women's soccer event. [CCTV News]
8 'Steel Roses' to Watch Out For in Rio
South Korean player Son Yeonjae, 22, will compete in the women's rhythmic gymnastics. [CCTV News]

 

(Source: Xinhua /Translated and edited by Women of China)

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