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Celebrities born in the Year of Rooster

By Li Hongrui ( Updated: 2017-01-06

Celebrities born in the Year of Rooster

Li Xiaopeng at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games (left), young Li holds many awards. [Photo/IC; VCG]

Li Xiaopeng

A four-time Olympic Gold Medal winner with 16 world titles, Chinese gymnast Li Xiaopeng impressed the world with his amazing performances in gymnastics.

Born on July 27 in 1981, Li started gymnastics training when he was 5 years old and was selected for the national team at 15. By the time when he retired in 2009, Li has surpassed Li Ning, who was titled as "Prince of Gymnastics", in the number of his championships and medals.