Sun Yangying's 29th birthday! Ban for 8 years does not affect the results, worthy of the first Chinese swimming history

Today is December 1, which is also Sun Yang’s 29th birthday. 317 days have passed since Sun Yang’s last competition. On January 19, in the fina championship in Beijing, Sun Yang defeated lapsis and won the gold medal in the 400m freestyle, achieving a good result of 3 gold and 1 silver in 2 fina Championships. Now Sun Yang is in the period of competition ban. Before that, it was said that his team was ready to overturn the bid, but later, the news gradually decreased a lot. Now, it is quite difficult for Sun Yang to participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games. However, as the leader of the Chinese swimming team, he won 14 gold medals in the World Series in his career, and other domestic male athletes only had 4 gold medals. Sun Yang is definitely the first person in Chinese swimming.


Sun Yang was born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province on December 1, 1991. His father, sun Quanhong, was a volleyball player of Anhui sports team. His mother, Yang Ming, was the main force of Zhejiang women’s volleyball team. He began to learn swimming at the age of 6 and gave up halfway. At the age of 8, he continued swimming training. At the age of 13, Sun Yang entered the Zhejiang provincial swimming team and was picked by coach Zhu Zhigen. This is also the teacher who changed Sun Yang’s fate.


Sun Yang, under the age of 15, won three gold medals in the men’s 400m medley, men’s 200m freestyle and men’s 1500m freestyle at the Zhejiang Provincial Games. A year later, Sun Yang entered the national team, and the 16-year-old Sun Yang participated in the world championships. Unfortunately, neither the 400m freestyle nor the 800m freestyle entered the second round. In the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Sun Yang entered the final of the 1500 meter freestyle and won the 8th place. He entered the finals of the world series for the first time in his career.


Since 2010, Sun Yang has made great progress, winning 2 gold and 2 silver medals in the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, breaking the Asian record of 1500 meter freestyle. In the 2011 World Championships, Sun Yang won the gold medals in 800m freestyle and 1500m freestyle, making history with the double crown. In 2012, Sun Yang won 2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze in London Olympic Games, becoming China’s first men’s swimming Olympic champion. Sun Yang won the 400m freestyle and 1500m freestyle, and his popularity soared.


In 2013 Barcelona World Championships and 2014 Incheon Asian Games, Sun Yang continued to perform excellently. Among them, Sun Yang won the best male athlete in the world championships and won three gold medals in the Asian Games. Sun Yang, who won two gold and one silver medals in 2015, was the best male athlete in the world championships. At the Rio Olympic Games, Sun Yang won one gold and one silver medal. Sun Yang became the first swimmer in history to win gold medals in men’s 200m freestyle, men’s 400m freestyle and men’s 1500m freestyle. At the same time, he was also the first swimmer in China to win gold medals in two consecutive Olympic Games.


Sun Yang won two gold medals in the 2017 Budapest World Championships and four gold medals in the 2018 Asian Games. At last year’s Guangzhou World Championships, Sun Yang became the first person in history to win 400 consecutive titles. The number of gold medals in the individual world championships reached 11, second only to Phelps, and ranked second in the history of men’s swimming.


At the end of February this year, Sun Yang was banned for eight years, and the results were retained. Although there are many doubts, Sun Yang also needs to perform before he overturns. Looking at Sun Yang’s career and life, he is definitely the first person in China’s swimming field. There are also various disturbances outside the stadium, which affect his image. Although it is not liked by everyone, there is no doubt that it is very difficult for China’s swimming world to have a Sun Yang talent again.

By Ethan