WATCH: Chinese swimmer realises on live TV she has won an Olympic medal

Fu Yuanhui won bronze in the 100-metres backstroke

Despite the outstanding achievements of Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky, China's Fu Yuanhui has provided one of the moments of the Olympic Games.

The 20-year-old finished in a tie for third place with Canada's Kylie Masse, but did not realise she won a medal until her post-race interview with China's CCTV. Masse was listed as third on the scoreboard, which led to Yuanhui's confusion.

Her reactions to the result have gained the Chinese star new fans around the world.

Yuanhui has form in these Olympic Games when it comes to post-race interviews. Her reaction to finding out the semi-final time, is truly a sight to behold. Who knew 58.95 seconds could make someone so happy?

A two-time World Champion, it's refreshing to see that Yuanhui has lost none of her innocence and is still enjoying her first Olympic Games.

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