19-year-old Li Bingjie did major damage in the women’s 800m free tonight in her native China, putting up the 3rd fastest performance ever for her nation.
The Australian breaststroker was on fire in the final and was a major player in the nation’s gold medal swim of 3:51.60.
Two Olympic records and one World record went down on day six of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Read on for more of the day’s biggest swimming headlines.
Confident American Lilly King will open her 2020 Olympic campaign on Sunday in women’s 100 breaststroke, beginning her quest to defend 2016 gold.
Among those headlining the Chinese Olympic swim team will be Olympic medalists Wang Shun and Xu Jiayu, along with Wang Jiajiahe and Zhang Yufei.
Sun Jiajun became the first new addition to China’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic roster at this meet with his 51.93 100 butterfly.
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.
Trials Cinesi durante la finale degli 800 metri stile libero femminili Wang Jianjiahe ha nuotato il Secondo Tempo Al Mondo in questa stagione
2019 World Championships bronze medalist Wang Jianjiahe won the 800 free final with a season-best time of 8:20.38, within 7.02 seconds of her National Record.
2016 Olympic bronze medalist Wang Shun won the 200 IM final today within .62 of his own Chinese National Record. He beat the FINA ‘A’ cut by nearly 3 seconds.
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.
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.
Tang Qianting made her mark on the women’s 100m breaststroke, beating the heats field by over 1 1/2 seconds in Qingdao, China.
In Cina si è concluso il Chinese Swimming Meet ed in acqua è tornata la staffetta mista che detiene il record del mondo. I risultati