Sun Yang swam 14:42.52 in Wuhan


Breaking news from the Speed Endurance Twitter feed. Accordingly to, Sun Yang ‘only’ managed a 14:42.52 in the 1500 freestyle, today at the Chinese Nationals in Wuhan. 8 seconds from his Chinese and Asian record, and about 9 from the world record. The time is well and clearly the best time in the world this year, with world and olympic champion Oussama Mellouli in second spot with 15:01.65 from the US Grand Prix in February. Read more now also on


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