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Chinese elements at the Rio Games


08-22-2016 14:50 BJT

Full coverage: 2016 Rio Olympics

The Rio Games have shown not only the culture of Brazil and Latin America -- but also some Chinese elements too!

Just like the mosquito net, which is believed to have originated in China nearly three thousand years ago. Chinese athletes used it as a layer of extra protection against mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus.

And then there are those Peking Opera-designed helmets, worn by China's female cyclists during the team sprint event. The team won the gold later. And last but perhaps the most significant, cupping, a traditional Chinese medical therapy to relax muscles. CCTV's reporter Yang Zhao tries it out.

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