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Zhang Yufei Ties Own Chinese 100 Free Record – 52.90

On-fire Zhang Yufei already tied her own Chinese national record in the women’s 100m free just in prelims at Olympic Trials.

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Chinese Olympic Roster Update Through Trials Day 4

World champion Xu Jiayu is among the list of individual Olympic qualifiers for China through day 4 of the nation’s first Trials meet.

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Yiting Sets 200 IM World Junior Record Twice in Two Days at Chinese OLY Trials

15-year-old Yu Yiting beat Rikako Ikee’s WJR yesterday by .10. In the finals, Yiting won the event with a 2:09.64, beating her swim from yesterday by .24.

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Yang Junxuan Breaks 200 Free Asian Record With 1:54.57, #8 All-Time

19-year-old Yang Junxuan broke her own 200 free Asian Record during day four’s finals session of the Chinese Olympic Trials by .13.

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Xu Jiayu Tops 100 Backstroke Final with 52.88 at Chinese Olympic Trials

Two-time Olympian Xu Jiayu won the 100 meter back final at the Chinese Olympic Trials with a 52.88. Jiayu earned silver in this event at the 2016 Olympics.

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Zhang Yufei Swims 55.73 in 100 Fly Final, Slots in as #6 All-Time Performance

23-year-old Zhang Yufei fired off a 55.73 in the 100m fly final at the Chinese OLY Trials, a time that ranks as the #6 performance of all time

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Myanmar Swimmer Will Forgo Olympics In Protest of Country’s Military Coup

Win Htet Oo has called for the Myanmar Olympic Committee to be disallowed from participating in the Olympic Movement due to the ongoing military coup.

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China’s Yu Yiting Overtakes Rikako Ikee’s 200 IM World Junior Record

With the Olympic Games on the horizon, 15-year-old Yu Yiting strikes down the World Junior Record in the women’s 200m IM.

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Six Chinese Swimmers Notch Names Onto Olympic Roster Thus Far

Check out the shortlist of Chinese Olympic qualifiers through 2 days of action at the nation’s first Olympic Trials meet.

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Chinese OLY Trials: Bingjie Rattles 400 Free Asian Record, Yuanhui Disqualified

Li Bingjie won the 400 free final within .61 of her own Asian Record. In the 100 back semifinal, 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Fu Yuanhui was disqualified.

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Tang Qianting Becomes China’s #2 Breaststroker All-Time

Tang Qianting made her mark on the women’s 100m breaststroke, beating the heats field by over 1 1/2 seconds in Qingdao, China.

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Wang Shun Hits 4:12.03 in 400 IM Final at Chinese Olympic Trials

Two-time Olympian and Chinese National Record holder Wang Shun cracked the FINA ‘A’ cut in the 400 IM final by over 3.5 seconds, winning the heat in 4:12.03.

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Sun Yang Not Entered in Chinese National Championships, Contrary to Reports

After Chinese media reported last week that Sun Yang would participate in this week’s National Championships, his name didn’t appear on entry lists.

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Zhang Yufei Fires Off 55.96 100 Fly Prelim At Chinese Olympic Trials

Competing on day 1 of the Chinese Olympic Trials, Zhang Yufei made a statement in the women’s 100 fly heats, hitting 55.96.

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American Athletes Split on Rule 50 Olympic Protest Restrictions

The results of the recent IOC survey show that American athletes have mixed opinions about how and where they can protest.

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