M400m Free: Asterisk Takes 1st World Title Of Meet In 3:41 To Match Thorpe Triple

Sun Yang - by Patrick B. Kraemer

The first world champion of the 17th World Championships is a doper. There was no contest: Sun Yang* ripped his opposition apart for the helm of a podium that matched the Rio 2016 result in all but order. Today, Sun came out from behind the black cloud that will follow his career for ever more to retain the crown in 3:41.38, Olympic champion Mack Horton on 3:43.85 and Gabriele Detti on 3: 43.93

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The first world champion of the 17th World Championships is a doper. There was no contest: Sun Yang* ripped his opposition apart for the helm of a podium that matched the Rio 2016 result in all but order. Today, Sun came out from behind the black cloud that will follow his career for ever more to retain the crown in 3:41.38, Olympic champion Mack Horton on 3:43.85 and Gabriele Detti on 3: 43.93

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