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China’s He Zi Says ‘Yes’ To Surprise Podium Proposal

Ajooni G., Writer

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On August 15, 2016, He Zi agreed to take the plunge when her teammate and boyfriend, Qin Kai, rushed up with a diamond ring during the medal ceremony of the women’s 3m springboard. After He Ze received a silver medal, Qin climbed up to the stage and got onto one knee while holding a red box with the ring and a glass-encased rose. He Zi accepted the proposal with tears and a big hug.

“I didn’t know he would propose today and I didn’t expect to marry myself out so early,” Zi told

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Ajooni G., Editor Emeritus

Ajooni G. is a 9th grader at Los Osos. She loves playing tennis, and is on the LOHS JV tennis team. Ajooni enjoys going to football games (especially UCLA games! Go Bruins!), and loves watching soccer with her dad. Ajooni absolutely can’t wait to be editor emeritus of the 2018-19 Journalism class, and is excited to watch the growth of the Howl. She is extremely excited for high school, but will definitely miss DCIS! If you have any questions about the Howl (or high school… or anything….), be sure to get in contact with Ajooni!

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China’s He Zi Says ‘Yes’ To Surprise Podium Proposal