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Ning Zetao Sets New 100 Freestyle Asian Record at the Chinese National Championships

Ning Zetao broke his own Asian record in the men’s 100 freestyle posting a time of 47.65…

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Sun Takes Gold in the 200 freestyle on Day Two of the Chinese National Championships

Sun Yang took his second gold of the Chinese National Championships winning the 200 freestyle in a time of 1:45.66…

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Final Medal Tally, 4 Big Things from the 2014 Asian Games

Take-home #1 from the Asian Games? Kosuke Hagino is the real-deal. What he does next, though, is still in question.

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2014 Asian Games – Day Two Prelims

On day two of the prelims Kosuke Hagino will once again be looking to put himself into position for a great evening…

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2014 Asian Games – Hagino knocks off Sun and Park for 200 free gold on day 1

Kosuke Hagino won one of the premier races of day 1, besting Sun Yang and Park Tae-hwan to take home gold in the 200 freestyle.

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7 Storylines to watch, all the links you need for the swimming portion of the 2014 Asian Games

South Korea’s Park Tae-hwan has won six gold medals over the past two Asian Games and will face Chinese rival Sun Yang at home.

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China names 61-swimmer Asian Games team – Sun Yang’s back and he’s got company

Sun Yang is back into international competition after a tumultuous offseason, and he leads a very strong Chinese roster into the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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Xu Jiayu Sweeps The Backstroke Events at Chinese Spring Nationals

After a fast week in China, several stars have been welcomed back into the limelight. The biggest story lines from this…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Jiayu represents rising tide of Asian backstrokers

Xu Jiayu’s world-leading 100 backstroke appears to have some big international implications.

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Xu Jiayu Lights Up Day 2 With Another National Record At Chinese Spring National Championships

After an exciting first day at the Chinese Spring National Championships, we saw Sun Yang’s return to competition and Xu…

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Sun Yang Returns To Competition; Xu Jiayu Swims Worlds Fastest 100m Backstroke at Chinese Spring Nationals

Xu Jiayu ran away from the rest of the field to claim the top time in the world in the…

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Fu Yuanhui Takes Second Gold At Chinese National Championships

After collecting a win the 50 backstroke on the second night of competition at the Chinese National Swimming Championships in…

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Chinese National Championships – Day Three

The third day of the Chinese National Championships in Huangshan saw both Sun Mengyue and Shen Duo add to their…

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Chinese National Championships Day Two

Chinese National Swimming Championships continue today in Huangshan. With much of the Chinese National Team absent from the meet the…

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Sun Yang Shines at Chinese National Games on Final Day

Sun Yang wrapped up his run of 5 gold medals at this meet, including sweeping the 200, 400, and 1500 freestyles, by winning the men’s 1500 in 14:53.17. Sun pushed a little bit early in this race, to give himself a clear view of the field, but then largely seemed to cost to that winning time that was 22 seconds slower than his own World Record. (Image courtesy of Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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