Netizens rave over 50-year-old woman's bikini shots in freezing cold

A 50-year-old woman has caused a stir on social media in China, after she posted photos of herself posing in bikinis in extreme cold.

The photos, which show Ms Liu Yelin clad in nothing more than a bikini and a pair of ski goggles, were posted on her Weibo account on Monday (March 19).

They were taken at the frozen Lake Baikal in Russia, north of the Mongolian border.

The mother of a 23-year-old said she exercises for hours each day, sometimes in the cold to help slow the ageing process, reported Chinese media.

Her exercise regime reportedly includes yoga in the snow and swimming in icy water - which she says is her "favourite thing to do".

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