China sends 416 athletes to Rio Olympics

China sends 416 athletes to Rio Olympics

China is sending 416 athletes in total to the Rio de Janeiro Games, including 35 former Olympic champions. China’s youngest competitor is 14-year-old swimmer Ai Yanhan. Beijing 2008 Olympics shooting champion Chen Ying, 39, is the oldest and will be appearing at her fourth Olympics. China won the second largest number of medals at the 2012 London Olympics after the United States, including 38 golds.