After a narrow victory over Sun Yang on Day 1 in the 200 free, Lithuanian Danas Rapsys will rematch the crowd favorite on Day 2 in Shenzhen in the 400.
Wang Jianjiahe won both the women’s 200 and 1500 freestyle on day four of the 2019 Chinese Swimming National Championships.
Wang Xueer won the women’s 100 back title in 1:00.12 on the third day of the 2019 Chinese National Swimming Championships.
Ye Shiwen was faster on the opening 200 of her 400 IM at Chinese Nationals than she was at the World Championships in July.
Already qualified for the Chinese World Championship Team, Li Guangyuan took home a victory in the men’s 100 back on the final night of competition.
Olympian Fu Yuanhui hit her fastest 100 back mark of the season at the Chinese Summer Nationals meet, moving her into the #9 world rankings slot.
The Chinese Summer Championships kicked-off today in Ganzhou, where swimmers will have a final chance to qualify for next month’s World Championships.
The final opportunity for Chinese swimmers to nab roster spots for next month’s World Championships is taking place this week.
Sun Yang no tuvo rival en el Campeonato nacional chino, arrasando en las pruebas de estilo libre. Wang Jianjiahe batió el récord asiático de 800 libre con 8:14. Wang Yichun, de 13 años, campeona del 50 mariposa. También brillaron Ye Shiwen, Yan Zibei y Xu Jiayu.
Olympic champion Sun Yang successfully completed his quartet of victories at these 2019 Chinese Nationals, capturing his final gold in the men’s 1500m freestyle tonight. Ye Shiwen completed a trio of titles by taking the women’s 400m IM race.