China is currently ranking second in the overall Olympic medal tally, so how are their fellow countrymen cheering them on at home?

This year, China’s state broadcaster CCTV resold the airing right to Chinese internet giants Tencent and AliSports, the online sports arm of Alibaba. Under the deal, Chinese people now have access to live streaming games on Alibaba-backed Youku or Tencent Video.

China is a highly mobile country, and true to form, most young people we came across completely avoided the television this Olympics. We hit up a local co-working space on Shanghai’s Nanjing road to find out exactly how China’s tech-savvy young people are watching the games.

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Eva Yoo

Eva Yoo is Shanghai-based tech writer. Reach her at evayoo@technode.com