Gold medal winner Mack Horton with Sun Yang and Gabriele Detti of Italy after the men's 400m freestyle final at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Photo: EPA

Sun Yang backlash: Chinese fans turn on their hero and apologise to ‘hated’ Aussie Mack Horton

  • Social media users ‘spray’ Sun after widespread publication of the Court of Arbitration for Sport report
  • Report lists a variety of indiscretions against the swimmer and his support team, including witness tampering and a refusal to admit contrition
Topic |   Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Gold medal winner Mack Horton with Sun Yang and Gabriele Detti of Italy after the men's 400m freestyle final at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Photo: EPA
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