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Yang Junxuan Snags Speedy 1:55.65 200 Free As Season’s #1

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Along with 22-year-old Zhang Yufei‘s spectacular 56.06 outings to take the ladies’s 100m fly, day 2 of this Chinese language New Yr’s LC meet noticed extra stellar performances throughout the board.

As a reminder, prelims are going down within the night whereas finals are slated for every morning session, giving athletes a style of the timing that will likely be place come the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Video games this July.

The boys’s and ladies’s 200m free occasions, for instance, noticed some fireworks go off, courtesy of Wang Shun and Yang Junxuan.

For Wang within the males’s race, the 200m IM winner already right here threw down his swiftest time since 2011, profitable the ultimate in a time of 1:46.91. Wang registered the one sub-1:47 time right here, though Ji Xinjie was proper on his heels, hitting the wall in a mark of 1:47.01 as runner-up.

Wang owns a lifetime better of 1:46.14 on this 2free occasion, a time he produced almost a decade in the past on the seventh Nationwide Metropolis Video games. That outing rendered him as China’s 4th quickest performer all-time.

His 1:46.91 from this morning’s last now checks the IM Olympic medalist in because the ninth quickest swimmer on the planet this season, whereas Ji represents the world’s 10th quickest.

2 Elijah
Winnington
AUS 1:45.79 12/13
3 Hwang
Solar Woo
KOR 1:45.92 11/19
4 Katsuhiro
Matsumoto
JPN 1:46.10 12/04
4 Martin
Malyutin
RUS 1:46.10 10/26
6 Mikhail
Dovgalyuk
RUS 1:46.16 10/26
7 Alexander
Shchegolev
RUS 1:46.57 10/26
8 Kristof
Milak
HUN 1:46.68 12/12
9 Baturalp
Unlu
TUR 1:47.08 12/27
10 Daniil
Shatalov
RUS 1:47.12 10/26

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For the ladies’s version of the 200m free, former world document holder Junxuan was untouchable, posting a profitable effort of 1:55.65 to beat the sphere by almost Three seconds. Her outing right here this morning sits inside a second of her personal private finest and Chinese language nationwide commonplace of 1:54.98, a outcome she threw down in January 2020 on the FINA Champions Collection.

Her 1:55.65 mark from this morning now slides into the all-time Chinese language efficiency rankings in slot #7 with Yang proudly owning Four out of the highest 7 Chinese language performances ever.

All-Time Girls’s 200 Freestyle Performances by Chinese language Swimmers:

  1. 1:54.98 – Yang Junxuan, 2020
  2. 1:55.05 – Pang Jiaying, 2008
  3. 1:55.25 – Shen Duo, 2016
  4. 1:55.43 – Yang Junxuan, 2019
  5. 1:55.47 – Yang Yu, 2009
  6. 1:55.52 – Yang Junxuan, 2020
  7. 1:55.65 – Yang Junxuan, 2020

World rankings-wise, Yang now overtakes Aussie Ariarne Titmus because the #1 swimmer on the planet this season.

2 Yang
Junxuan
CHN 1:56.27 01/01
3 Charlotte
Bonnet
FRA 1:56.65 12/11
4 Barbora
Seemanova
CZE 1:56.96 11/26
5 Leah
Neale
AUS 1:57.33 12/13

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Olympic silver medalist and 2019 world champion Xu Jiayu raced his pet 100m again occasion this morning, punching a results of 53.35. That was properly off his 52.37 world-leading mark from final September, however sufficient to get the gold handily at his home meet.

Peng Xuwei wound up on high of the ladies’s 100m again podium, registering a profitable effort of 1:00.13. That held off a charging Wang Xueer, who completed only a fingernail later in 1:00.21.

Olympic bronze medalist on this occasion, Fu Yuanhui, produced the one sub-minute prelim time final evening of 59.58 however fell to the bronze medal place on this last. She touched in 1:00.95 within the race.

Extra Notes:

  • The boys’s 200m breast noticed Qin Haiyang produced the quickest time of the ultimate in 2:10.78.
  • Yu Jingyao received the ladies’s 200m breast in a time of two:24.41. Ye Shiwen completed in 4th in 2:30.04.
  • The boys’s 100m fly noticed only one man get beneath the 53-second threshold within the type of Sun Jiajun. Solar hit a time of 52.51 for gold.
  • The boys’s 800m free was received by Cheng Long in 7:53.84, whereas Wang Jianjiahe produced a time of 8:21.31 to take the ladies’s model.