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Chinese American skier Eileen Gu switches citizenship to China [Copy link] 中文

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(China Plus) Eileen Gu, a 15-year-old Chinese American freestyle skier, announced on Sina Weibo that she switched her citizenship on Thursday from the United States to China.

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According to the Shanghai-based news agency The Paper, Eileen Gu was born in the United States to a father from the U.S. and a mother from China. Despite growing up in the United States, she speaks fluent Chinese.

Eileen graduated from Stanford University and used to work part-time as a skiing coach, after learning to ski at the age of three. She won nine national champions at the age of nine, and started to represent the United States in international competition in 2017.

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She says that she hopes to attend the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

The International Ski Federation has recognized her change in citizenship.

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So, what's the huha about?  This one switch does not mean anything; it's just one person's decision!  Don't jump to conclusion that other Chinese Americans are about to do the same!

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pnp Post time: 2019-6-9 15:20
So, what's the huha about?  This one switch does not mean anything; it's just one person's decision! ...

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pnp Post time: 2019-6-9 15:20
So, what's the huha about?  This one switch does not mean anything; it's just one person's decision! ...

Rumor has it that three footballers of foreign origins are on course to play for China's national soccer team after being naturalized. At least one of them, Erikson, from Brazil, has no link to China in terms of bloodline.

Voila! China appeals to everyone, not just Chinese Americans...
Believe it or not, it's true.

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What is the criteria for oversea chinese returning? What if the world oversea chinese returning as some sort of catastrophe, can China accommodate all?

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Liononthehunt Post time: 2019-6-9 19:25
Rumor has it that three footballers of foreign origins are on course to play for China's national  ...

'Voila! China appeals to everyone, not just Chinese Americans.'

Thousands of Chinese went the opposite way every year; does that mean US appeals to all Chinese?

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