Sun Yang Takes 5th Gold, Paces China Into History

Sun Yang [Photo: Aniko Kovacs]

Sun Yang takes 5th gold as All-China Games concludes, his 14:53 effort setting the pace for three to go 14:58 behind him to produce the first domestic race in which four men have cracked 15mins and swell the club of China’s sub-15min men to 8, matching Australia and falling 1 shy of the USA; Chen Xinyi the star among women on the last day with gold in the 50m free and the 4x100m medley for Shanghai

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Sun Yang takes 5th gold as All-China Games concludes, his 14:53 effort setting the pace for three to go 14:58 behind him to produce the first domestic race in which four men have cracked 15mins and swell the club of China’s sub-15min men to 8, matching Australia and falling 1 shy of the USA; Chen Xinyi the star among women on the last day with gold in the 50m free and the 4x100m medley for Shanghai

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Marty

I call BS. All that depth, all of a sudden, in IM, distance free, and fly; particularly for women? Are those not the events in which PEDs would be most effective? Certainly fits the East German and late-1900s China pattern.

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