Topic: Liu Na
From Saudi bloggers to immigrants in the suburbs of Paris, his election has revived global hopes for what America is and can be.
Barack Obama’s victory was met with euphoria in many nations by those who see him as restoring their faith in American ideals.
Badminton player Lin Dan and diver Guo Jingjing stand out – both as gold medalists and as rebels in a sports system specifically designed to avoid such things.
Many see Obama, Clinton successes as fitting the ideals of US democracy and diversity.