Ye Shiwen Keeps Rio Defence Hope Alive With 2:12 IM In Heats Highlighting Issues of Depth

Ye Shiwen of China by Patrick B Kraemer
Ye Shiwen of China by Patrick B Kraemer

Olympic champion Ye Shiwen kept her Rio defence hopes alive with a 2:12.75 heats swim in the 200m medley at China’s Olympic trials and nationals in Foshan this morning; Li Zhuhao, also Zhejiang, clocked 1:56.75 at the helm of the 200 ‘fly heats; and Qiu Yuhan leads the pace in the 200m free on 1:57.41

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leif kim

WELL DONE! YES WIN!!!

aswimfan

This again proves my point in the other article thread that 400 IM makes swimmers honest and that you can’t fake 400 IM.

stabilo

ASF – I thought this looked a much better swim at first, but 2.12.76 is 858 FINA points and 4.44 400IM (her heats time) is 844. That’s not such a big difference. Let’s see if she goes faster or slower in the final.

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