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London 2012: Sun Yang wins gold in record time

08-05-2012 07:36 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

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China’s Sun Yang has won the men’s fifteen-hundred meter freestyle in spectacular fashion. He broke his own world record, finishing in 14 minutes 31 point zero two.

Sun Yang was the top qualifier for the men’s 15-hundred meter final and a red-hot favorite. He won the gold at last year’s World Championships where he broke Grant Hackett’s 10-year-old world record. Canada’s Ryan Cochrane, who won bronze in Beijing, did one better this time. He pipped Tunisia’s Oussama Mellouli to claim silver. But this race was all about Sun Yang. as the others finished about eight seconds behind him.

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CCTV.com

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