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China Swimming names team for Barcelona 2013

July 18, 2013
Ye Shiwen

Ye Shiwen

China has named the swim team to compete at the 15th FINA World Championships Barcelona 2013, including two double Olympic champions at London 2012, Sun Yang (men´s 400 and 1500m free) and Ye Shiwen (women’s 200 and 400 IM)

Sun and Ye will lead the Chinese swim team to the Barcelona 2013 FINA World Championships. The country will also be represented by top stars Jiao Liuyang, Olympic 200m butterfly champion, and Fu Yuanhi, who clocked the best performance in 2013 in the women’s 50m back.

“According to our results this year and the world rankings, I hope we can claim four golds, as we have four world fastest times this year,” told head coach Yao Zhengjie the website SwimVortex.com.

Three top swimmers will not travel to Barcelona this summer: Li Xuanxu, Olympic 400 IM bronze medalist, Zhang Fenglin, who placed fourth in the men’s 200m breaststroke at London 2012, as well as Liping Ji, who won the bronze medal in the women’s 100m breast event at the Shanghai 2011 World Championships.

Men’s Squad

Sun Yang, Wang Shun, Lv Zhuiwu, Xu Jiayu, Chen Yin, Hao Yun, Cheng Feiyi, Li Xiayan, Li Yunqi, Wu Peng, Dai Jun, Sun Xiaolei, Mao Feilian, Gu Biaorong, Shi Yi, Liu Weijia, Shi Tengfei, Lou Junyi, Pu Wenjie, Qiu Yinghua, Huang Yunkun, Liu Junwu.

Women’s Squad

Shao Yiwen, Xu Danlu, FU Yuanhui, Zhao Jing, Tang Yi, Ye Shiwen, Qiu Yuhan, Lu Ying, Jiao Liuyang, Liu Zige, Sun Ye, Yin Fan, Shen Duo, Suo Ran, He Yuzhe, Chen Xinyi, Zhang Wenqing, Shi Jinlin, Zhou Yanxin, Bai Anqi, Wang Haibin, Guo Junjun, Pang Jiaying, Liu Lan, Yao Jianan.

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