Lu Ying Leads Field at Chinese Nationals With 9th Fastest 50 Fly In the World This Year

The seventh day of the Chinese National Championships featured the women’s 50 butterfly, 200 backstroke, and 800 freestyle, while the men competed in the 50 freestyle and the 100 butterfly. Multiple swims cracked the top ten in the world this year. Lu Ying had the fastest swim of the day with the 9th fastest 50 butterfly time in the world this year with her time of 26.09.

Other swimmers with top times in the world this year:

Women

  • Lu Ying – 26.09 50 fly – 9th fastest in world this year
  • Chen Jie – 2:09.64 200 back – 10th fastest in world this year
  • Zhang Yuhan – 8:31.93 800 free – 15th in the world

Men

  • Ning Zetao 22.17 50 freestyle – tied Nathan Adrian for 13th in world this year
  • Li Zhuhao – 100 fly – tied 11th in world

Below is a summary of the results from day seven:

Women 50 Fly

  1. Lu Ying 26″09
  2. Zhou Yilin 26″58
  3. Liu Lan 26″62

Men 50 Free

  1. Ning Zetao 22″17
  2. Yu Hexin 22″47
  3. Shi Yang 22″74

Women 200 Back

  1. Chen Jie 2’09″64
  2. Liu Yaxin 2’09″78
  3. Ye Shiwen 2’09″89

Men 100 Fly

  1. Li Zhuhao 52″20
  2. Zhang Qibin 52″91
  3. Hu Yiyong 53″06

Women 800 Free

  1. Zhang Yuhan 8’31″93
  2. Cao Yue 8’33″62
  3. Xin Xin 8’33″84

Mixed 4×100 FR

  1. Jiangsu 3’29″63
  2. Beijing 3’30″14
  3. Hebei 3’30″99

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The writer formerly known as "Troy Gennaro", better known as Tony Carroll, has been working with SwimSwam since April of 2013. Tony grew up in northern Indiana and started swimming in 2003 when his dad forced him to join the local swim team. Reluctantly, he joined on the condition that …

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