Chinese netizens are cheering on a female Chinese bodybuilder who recently took home a pair of historic titles at the prestigious 2017 Arnold Amateur World Championships in Ohio.
Competing against 15 other ripped women, 32-year-old Mou Cong managed to win the championship for both the best Figure and Physique for women under 167cm tall at the contest.
This marks the first time that a Chinese athlete has emerged victorious at the annual event, and Mou has been granted membership into the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness, along with this badass trophy.
According to People’s Daily, Mou has spent the past decade sculpting her body. She says that she hopes her win will help to encourage more Chinese women to compete in the future.
While many Weibo users congratulated Mou on all her hard work finally paying off, they added that bodybuilding isn’t really the life for them with some making crude comments about her appearance.
[Image via People’s Daily / Weibo]
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