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Olympic ticker – more medals for China

Monday and Tuesday have proven to be very successful for China: The athletes of the host won four medals, two gold, and two silver. In the medal table, China is now on rank three together with Germany (three times gold, two times silver). Freestyle star Eileen Gu won the much anticipated first gold on Tuesday. But there were other headlines, too: Nationalists spawned a veritable shit storm on social media against a figure skater who had an unfortunate fall. The comments were so vile that even the state censors had to intervene and remove the corresponding hashtags.

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