Sun Yang Reports On The Progress In His Training After Toe Surgery

  2 Jeff Grace | March 18th, 2014 | Asia, Featured, International, News

After a very long and eventful fall and winter Olympic gold medalist and World Champion Sun Yang has given his fans an update on his training.

Sun had foot surgery in January, a procedure that was performed to treat an infected ingrown toenail. Today he posted three photos of himself on his instagram account (sunyang1). The first two are of him training on dry land and the third is of his toe (it is a bit graphic).

Sun posted his training pictures 11 hours apart, so his fans could possibly look forward to him updating his progress on a consistent basis.

For now we know that he is back to work preparing himself to return to full training and competition as soon as possible.

“Olympic champion? This is the price..Never give up”

“Want to know how to grow as an athlete olympics champion it? This is the price. I dont know when my feet can be good…. sad difficult subject behind the success of the Athletes really”

Comments

  1. HKSWIMMER says:
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    Toe really doesn’t look too good – but the fact that he is posting on his training is a good thing. I’ve read reports that he’s back training with the Zhejiang group. Not sure whether that is under Zhu Zhigen (his long time coach) specifically, but it seems that he will be back on track soon enough.

    The Asian games are even higher in priority to the Chinese than the World Championships and second to only the Olympic games. With a strong Japan and Korea both hosting and boasting a resurgent Park Tae Hwan they will need to be on form, and I am sure that both the federation and Sun want to smash it with some great performances.

    Looking forward to the eventual sub 3:40 400m free!

    • aswimfan says:
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      I agree.

      Park looks strong this year, and I hope Yang will finally break Thorpe’s textile record and goes under 3:40

      It’s about time after 12 years!!

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