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China's Zeng Siqi Has Retired

The latest retirement of this quad is Chinese Gymnast, Zeng Siqi.

The news has been floating around the gymternet for a while it seems.
It's very difficult  for me to find information regarding the Chinese athletes, for many reason, language barrier is one of them.This was first reported by Catherine of Beautiful Gymnastics. Recently, WOGymnastika was able to confirm this retirement when one of their contributors reached out to Siqi's coach, Ling Jie, who confirmed the 18-year-old left the national training center and went home to Xingtan in the Hunan Province.

The word is that Siqi is competing for her provincial team.

Siqi went to the World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium as a beam specialist, but did not make beam finals after a fall during qualifications.

She made her official international debut in 2010 at the Pacific Rim Championships, where she placed second with the team and brought home an individual bronze medal on the floor exercise. In 2011, Siqi made her senior debut at the Chinese National Games, bringing home a silver medal on the beam and a gold medal on the floor exercise. It was during this time, Siqi suffered an ankle injury, the  details of the injury I am not sure of, but it is said she never quite reached her pre-injury levels.



At the Doha Challenge Cup, 2013. She took the silver medal.

Here is Siqi at the same competition on the floor. She is a very expressive dancer and has very powerful tumbling for someone who is so small.

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