Gen Z's time to shine: Olympic champion Zhang Yufei is now a Chinese lawmaker

Zhang Yufei, the Olympic gold medalist in women's 200m butterfly at Tokyo 2020, has a new title: deputy to the National People's Congress, China's top legislature. The 24-year-old said she has a lot planned for the upcoming meeting, including a suggestion to increase teens' physical education. "I hope to use my experience to help them and provide a solid foundation for China's keystone education," she said. As a youth representative, she aspires to make the voices of the younger generation heard by society.

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