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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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Chinese Swimmer Speaks About Her Period In Public At Rio Olympics 2016

Chinese Swimmer Speaks About Her Period In Public At Rio Olympics 2016

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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  

Chinese swimmer period

On Sunday, she finished fourth with her team in the women's 4*100 meter medley relay. 

Chinese swimmer period

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." 

Chinese swimmer period

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. 

Chinese swimmer period

In China, tampons are a taboo and many Chinese people didn't know that it is possible for women to swim on her period.  

Chinese swimmer 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. 

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! 

Chinese swimmer period

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