2019 CHINESE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Wednesday, September 4th – Thursday, September 12th
- Anshan City, China
- Prelims at 6 pm local; Finals at 10 am local
- Results available via Chinese Swim app
- Chinese Swimming News and Results Twitter
An Olympian three years ago in Rio, Wang holds a best time of 59.82 from the 2016 Chinese Nationals.
Li was also a bit slower than he was in the semis, following up his 54.55 from yesterday with a final time of 54.89. 22nd in this event at the recent World Championships, Li holds a lifetime best of 53.70 in the event from the 2017 Worlds when he lost a semi-final swim-off with Russian Kliment Kolesnikov.
Wang Yutian (55.50) and Wang Guanbin (55.75) picked up the minor medals.
Ji Xinjie won the men’s 200 freestyle by close to two seconds in 1:47.12, a second and a half off his best of 1:45.48 set in Gwangju. Hong Jinquan was the silver medalist in 1:49.09.
The fourth event that handed out medals on the day was the women’s 100 breaststroke, where Yu Jingyao won gold in 1:08.60 over Tang Qianting (1:09.08) and Yang Chang (1:09.09).