17-year-old Pan Zhanle posted a Chinese national recording the men’s 100m free breathing new life into the men’s medley relay hopes.
With key swimmers from other countries, and even whole teams missing, the USA looks to be in the driver’s seat in the men’s medley relay.
China’s butterfly ace Zhang Yufei put on a show once again here at these 2021 National Games, this time tearing down the pool in the 200m distance.
Michael Andrew is the obvious choice to swim breast on the men’s 400 medley relay, but could the U.S. go off the board with Nic Fink?
Among those headlining the Chinese Olympic swim team will be Olympic medalists Wang Shun and Xu Jiayu, along with Wang Jiajiahe and Zhang Yufei.
While Junyi got the closest, no new swimmers managed to qualify for the Olympics on Day 4 of 2021 Chinese Summer Nationals.
Yufei tied her 100 free National Record in prelims, but she scratched the semifinal to focus on the 200 fly final where she swam lifetime best of 2:05.44.
Zhang Yufei continua la serie di risultati positivi ai trials cinesi e nuota il suo personal best nei 200 farfalla primo tempo al mondo
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.
Wang Shun already took the 200m IM here in Shijiazhuang City but he made it a double with 400m I gold to close out the competition.
Competing in the slower heats of the women’s 1500m free, Li Bingjie busted out the fastest time of her life here in Shijiazhuang City, China.
Kristof Milak and Katinka Hosszu both continued to show their dominance in the men’s 200 fly and women’s 200 IM, respectively, on Day 4 in Tokyo.
Zhu Menghui helped power China to a new national record and Military World Games gold in the mixed 4x100m freestyle relay.
Russia’s Anton Chupkov is headed to the 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games in Wuhan, China.
The U.S. took an embarrassing DQ last summer, while France missed Euro finals in 9th. Redemption is on the line, as are Tokyo Olympic bids in a brutal field.