Young Olympic Hopefuls

Athletes as young as 5 years old train to one day make China's Olympic team.

Young Olympic Hopefuls

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With a Chinese flag behind him, a young gymnast trains on the rings at the Shichahai Sports School in Beijing. The training center is the largest sports boarding school in Beijing. The school has around 600 students and 80 coaches, and has a strong history in training the country's future Olympians. (David Gray / Reuters)
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