15-year-old Yu Yiting beat Rikako Ikee’s WJR yesterday by .10. In the finals, Yiting won the event with a 2:09.64, beating her swim from yesterday by .24.
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.
The top 3 finishers in tonight’s 100m free final at the Chinese Championships were all under the 49-second barrier, a huge result for the nation.
The 2012 double IM champion Ye Shiwen found success in tonight’s 200m IM race, taking gold by a large margin. Finishing in a time of 2:09.24, Ye put up her fastest time since Rio to top the podium.
Wang Jianjiahe, who broke the 400 SCM free World Record earlier this month, has won the 100 and 200 free at this week’s Chinese National Championships so far.