Don’t chew on that gold medal too exhausting… Olympic winner says hers appears to be flaking | Information

A Chinese Olympic champion posted photos of her medal that appear to be peeling, raising questions about the quality of the Tokyo Games medals made from recycled metals.

Zhu Xueying, 23, the women’s trampoline winner’s post on the Weibo social media site quickly became a hot topic as her followers mocked the quality of the medal and suggested that she ask for a replacement.

Zhu, apparently surprised by the popularity of her post, followed up with a video suggesting that the medal’s protective film peel off and urged her followers to focus more on the athletes than the medal.

“I think the medal is a formality, a keepsake, but … what is more important is