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The Olympic swimmer Fu Yuanhui made waves in August 2016 in a post-race interview that she was on her period. She was lauded in the Western press for breaking taboos on periods and for “using her voice to challenge taboos about menstruation”.
Chinese internet users instead focused on the fact that Fu was swimming during her period at all. Many had believed that elite female athletes simply adjusted the timing of their period so as to not have to deal with it during major events. Some users of Weibo (China’s equivalent to Twitter) were genuinely asking how come Fu wasn’t making the pool red.