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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese women's volleyball team head coach Lang Ping, second from left, shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping, right, during a meeting between China's 2016 Rio Summer Olympics delegation and China's leaders at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Lan Hongguang/Xinhua via AP)

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