“There’s a lot of Hackett in Sun,” says coach Cotterell


Reuters has had an interesting talk with Denis Cotterell, coach of 1500 favorite Sun Yang:

“There’s a lot of Hackett in Sun,” a tired Cotterell told Reuters in a phone call from his flat in the Athletes’ Village.

“He has a lot of passion for the sport and a passion for speed.

“We’ll see whether he can be tough as Grant. He’s superior technically but toughness is a rarer quality.

Sun Yang and Pál Joensen before the Shanghai 2011 men's 800 freestyle


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