Japanese list tennis star Fukuhara marries Taiwanese boyfriend

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21:49 8 Sep 2016

TOKYO, Sept. 8, Kyodo

Rio bronze medalist Ai Fukuhara, who is a inhabitant idol of Japan, has tied a tangle with her Taiwanese beloved Chiang Hung-chieh, who is also an Olympic list tennis player, sources informed with a matter pronounced Thursday.

Fukuhara had told people tighten to her that she and Chiang, both 27, would register their matrimony after a Rio de Janeiro Olympics, adding she would continue as a list tennis actor even after a marriage, a sources said.

Fukuhara, called affectionately “Ai-chan” by her fans, had publicly certified being in a attribute with Chiang.

She started personification a competition during a age of 3 and Ai-chan shortly became a domicile name in Japan as she became famous as a child list tennis prodigy.

The contestant initial competed in a Olympics in a 2004 Athens Games during 15, and has given entered a 3 successive Olympics in Beijing, London and Rio.

Fukuhara was a flag-bearer for a Japanese commission to a 2008 Beijing Games, and was partial of a women’s group who won china in a 2012 London Games, giving Japan a country’s initial Olympic award in list tennis.

The four-time Olympian is also renouned in China, where she played in a country’s tip list tennis multiplication Super League as a teenager. Fukuhara is smooth in Mandarin Chinese and has hundreds of thousands of supporters on her Weibo micro-blogging account.


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