US Olympic athletes detail anti-Asian racism


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LOS ANGELES: Asian-American athletes hoping to represent the US at this year's Olympics shared on Wednesday (Apr 7) personal stories of racist abuse, vowing to use their platforms to raise awareness in the fight against discrimination.The US has seen a surge in anti-Asian violence in the past year, which activists have attributed to the rhetoric of former President Donald Trump, who repeatedly characterised COVID-19 as the "China virus".