Wang Leads China’s Medley March On 4:09.10

Sun Yang [photo: Aniko Kovacs]

The All-China Games phenomenon was in play on the first day of action in Shenyang, where Wang Shun cracked the Chinese 400IM record 4:09.10, a time that would have won him silver at world titles in Barcelona just 0.41sec shy of the gold won by Japan’s Daiya Seto; The first session of finals also witnessed a 3:43.68 win for Oympic champion Sun Yang in the 400m freestyle and a bounce back by Olympic champion Ye Shiwen, on 4:31.59 for gold in the 400m IM

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The All-China Games phenomenon was in play on the first day of action in Shenyang, where Wang Shun cracked the Chinese 400IM record 4:09.10, a time that would have won him silver at world titles in Barcelona just 0.41sec shy of the gold won by Japan’s Daiya Seto; The first session of finals also witnessed a 3:43.68 win for Oympic champion Sun Yang in the 400m freestyle and a bounce back by Olympic champion Ye Shiwen, on 4:31.59 for gold in the 400m IM

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felixdangerpants

China, Russia & Germany.

3 nations in which the majority of swimmers consistently swim faster at home than at major international competition. Also the same 3 nations who have the most tainted history of doping in the sport.

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