12 August 2010 12:53 | By Antony Bennison
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Young gymnasts



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Young gymnasts, in a class consisting of four to seven-year-olds, stretch themselves on wooden bars at the gymnastics hall of a sports school in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province. Chinese officials insist tough new eligibility rules will put a stop to the type of "age cheat" scandal that saw a gymnast stripped of her Olympic medal.

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