According to The Associated Press, Cui Dalin, China's deputy sports minister, said discrepancies surrounding He's age were the result of a paperwork error.
The International Olympic Committee did not immediately respond to requests for comment from ABCNews.com about the new information on Jiang Yuyuan's age.
Public interest in Walker's discoveries has centered on the age of the gymnasts and the possibility of fraud perpetrated by the Chinese government. But Walker said he hopes his efforts will cause people to think about the implications of electronic documentation.
"I think this is a fantastic demonstration of where our future is headed. Electronic documents are totally different from paper documents. It used to be that changing documents could be traced. Now we've got this brand new world where e-documents are being accepted and used as common currency, but they're not verifiable. There's no standard of proof," he said.