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Chinese Swimmer Speaks About Her Period In Public At Rio Olympics 2016
Recently in Olympics 2016, a Chinese Swimmer, Fu Yuanhui couldn't perform well as she was on her periods. When she was approached by a Journalist, she openly talked about her periods in public.
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A Chinese Swimmer, Fu Yuanhui recently admitted when she was approached by a Journalist that she was on her period and it was affecting her physically
On Sunday, she finished fourth with her team in the women's 4*100 meter medley relay.
Fu didn't give her best because of the excessive pain in her abdomen and when she was asked, she replied, "My period came yesterday. I'm feeling a bit weak and exhausted, but this is not an excuse."
Well, Fu is not the only one to raise this important issue in public, in 2015 British Tennis player, Heather Watson also mentioned about her period in public.
In China, tampons are a taboo and many Chinese people didn't know that it is possible for women to swim on her period.
In China, very few women use tampons because they're scared that a tampon might break their hymen and they'll have to compromise with their virginity.
It is important for a woman to break period shame everywhere!
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