Chinese Nationals: Sun Yang posts 3:42.31 in the 400 free


At the Chinese Nationals today, Sun Yang cruised to a world top-ranked time of 3:42.31in the men’s 400 freestyle, qualifying for the Olympics together with Hao Yun in 3:46.01. Shao Yiwen and Xin Xin qualified in the women’s 400 freestyle in 4.05.88 and 4.05.93 respectively, Ye Shiwen and Zheng Rongrong in the women’s 200 IM with 2:09.43 and 2:12.18 respectively, Tang Yi with a 53.71 in the women’s 100 freestyle, and Cheng Feiyi with a Chinese record in the men’s 100 backstroke, 53.67, ahead of also qualifying He Jianbin in 54.25. On a side note, local Chinese media swarmed Sun Yang after his swim, apparently expecting a world record every time he enters the pool. Read more here on SwimmingWorld Magazine.


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