R.I.P. Lu Shanzhen

Former Chinese gymnastics team head coach Lu Shanzhen died of a heart attack at home in Beijing on Saturday, according to the Chinese Gymnastics Association (CGA).

Lu, 63, was well known for his excellence as a coach and for leading Team China to historical heights, including the first women’s World Championship team title in 2006 and first women’s Olympic team gold in 2008. …