While swimmers like Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte continue to add to their Olympic medal career totals, the Rio Olympic Games serve as a first chance for many young swimmers to represent their respective nations on the Olympic stage.
Wang Zhou and Zhou Min both took gold in the 200 IM on the final day of the 2016 Chinese Summer Championships…
Ye Shiwen bounced back to win the 200 IM on Wednesday at the Chinese Olympic Trials after placing just 7th in the 400 IM.
China’s Ye Shiwen was seen huddled on deck with severe stomach cramps after a time 22-seconds slower than her World Record.
Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes registered a new meet record in the women’s 200m IM. The yet-to-be-ratified WJR of Zhou Min from 2014 is still faster, however.
Coming into this week’s Chinese Spring National Championships, there were some question-marks about where Sun Yang’s conditioning would be after…
Ye Shiwen won the women’s 400 IM with a new world leading time, two seconds faster than anyone else in the world this year, at the Chinese Spring National Championships.
The two biggest show stoppers of the day were the Australian sprint due of Cate Campbell and James Magnussen…
Wu Peng, one of the truly legendary Chinese male swimmers, won the 200 fly at the Asian Games and then stepped off the stage with a final bow. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
China’s Sun Yang was also among the winners on day 1 of the prestigious event. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)