Sun Strikes Out For 1:44.47 200Fr NR And Third Gold

Sun Yang salutes his fans in the stands at world titles in Barcelona 2013 [Photo: Aniko Kovacs]

Sun Yang claimed his third gold medal at the All-China Games in Shenyang today, a 1:44.47 national record sweeping the Olympic and world 400 and 1500m champion inside the 1:44.93 in which he claimed silver over four laps at London 2012. The swim marked Sun’s fourth effort inside 1:44 since 2011 and ranks him world No 2 this year, 0.27 away from Olympic and world champ Yannick Agnel (FRA)

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Sun Yang claimed his third gold medal at the All-China Games in Shenyang today, a 1:44.47 national record sweeping the Olympic and world 400 and 1500m champion inside the 1:44.93 in which he claimed silver over four laps at London 2012. The swim marked Sun’s fourth effort inside 1:44 since 2011 and ranks him world No 2 this year, 0.27 away from Olympic and world champ Yannick Agnel (FRA)

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Will

Sun’s time is also an Asian record. In my opinion, only a few swimmers stand out in this meet while a dozen underperformed. Cao Yue has been a surprise winner so far.

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