After a dominant 1-2 finish in the Olympic final last summer, Great Britain’s Tom Duncan and Duncan Scott lead a stacked field in the men’s 200 freestyle.
The status of many of China’s star swimmers, like Zhang Yufei, will be dependent on the stingent COVID-19 travel restrictions in the city of Shanghai.
Russia beat Great Britain at Euros, but in Tokyo, Duncan Scott and Tom Dean will both be fresh for the final of the 4×200 free relay.
Elijah Winnington comes in as the odds-on favorite in the men’s 400 frees due to the absence of reigning Olympic and World Champions Mack Horton and Sun Yang.
Among those headlining the Chinese Olympic swim team will be Olympic medalists Wang Shun and Xu Jiayu, along with Wang Jiajiahe and Zhang Yufei.
Without the 200 IM and 400 IM, Ye Shiwen now has one shot left at qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Games in the form of the 200 breast.
A conclusione del secondo giorno dei Campionati Nazionali Estivi in Cina, non c’è stato nessuno che sia riuscito a nuotare il tempo limite
While 2 men have already qualified to swim the event individually in Tokyo, Jinquan should be in consideration to join China’s 4×200 freestyle relay.
On day 1 of the 2021 Chinese Summer Nationals, only one swimmer managed to notch a time under the FINA A standard in their respective event.
Il giorno 8 dei Trials olimpici cinesi ha offerto una nuova qualifica olimpica individuale, mentre altre due atlete hanno aggiunto una gara
Zhang Yufei won the women’s 50 free final today with a time of 24.32. Wu Qingfeng beat National Record-holder Xiang to snag 2nd, also under the FINA ‘A’ cut.
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
Trials cinesi Durante la terza mattina di semi finali e finali ci sono stati molti nuotatori ad ottenere il tempo di qualificazione olimpica
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.