Sun Yang, here competing at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, has ambitions to one day become head of Chinese swimming. Photo: Xinhua

Sun Yang could take charge of Chinese swimming after earning unprecedented 'officer' title

  • The 27-year-old becomes first active mainland athlete to carry an 'officer' title, an honour not even accorded to Liu Xiang, Li Na or Yao Ming
  • China’s first Olympic gold medal male swimmer faces a CAS doping hearing next month
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Sun Yang, here competing at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, has ambitions to one day become head of Chinese swimming. Photo: Xinhua
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