The Making of Sun Yang


Here is what a typical half-day dryland training looked like for Sun Yang, a three-time Olympic gold medalist and sports icon in China

How to get a handshake from a tough coach who seems never satisfied? Olympic champion Sun Yang finished everything Denis Cotterell requested today, including 6,900 m of swimming in the morning and 6,500 m in the afternoon, and earned a handshake!

This is what Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang’s diet is like. Unlike many champion swimmers who eat insane quantities of food, the 1.98-meter-tall Chinese seems to eat less than his peers

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