Catch up on smaller stories from around the web in this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Grant Hackett, Brooke Hanson and Sun Yang.
We’re back with the best swimming tweets of the week.
What most coaches don’t realize is that each stroke has an underwater phase…or at least it should.
Chinese Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang has made the Forbes China Celebrity List for 2017, representing the only athlete to make the exclusive line-up.
The China Student Games concluded today with finals for the 50 fly, 1500 free, and 4×100 free relay.
It’s been an excellent month for Sun Yang, who has blasted three elite level swims in both the 200 free and 400 free, including two more dominant efforts this week.
Day four of the China Students Games included finals for the 50 free, 100 fly, 8oo free, 4×100 free relay, and 4×100 medley relay.
The third day of the 13th China Student Games saw finals for the 50 back, 200 breast, 100 free, and the slower heats of the 800 free.
Day two of the 13th Republic of China Student Games featured the 400 free, 100 back, 200IM, and 4×200 free relay finals.
The 13th annual Republic of China Student Games kicked off this morning at the Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics.
Proving his freestyle prowess once again, Sun Yang closes out the 2017 National Games of China with a win in the 1500m race.
21-year-old Liu Xiang crushed a new Chinese and Asian record in the women’s 50m freestyle, surpassing the old mark set way back in 1994.
15-year-old Li Bingjie nabbed her 2nd national record of these 2017 National Games of China, while Ning Zetao made a return to racing.
Sun Yang claimed his 2nd title of the National Games of China, winning the 200 free in 1:45.15. Controversial swimmer Qiu Yuhan is also making her mark in the women’s version of the event.
Sun Yang fired off a super quick 3:41.94 to take gold in his first event of the 2017 National Games of China.