Sun Yang celebrates after winning the 200m freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Photos: AP Sun Yang celebrates after winning the 200m freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Photos: AP
Sun Yang celebrates after winning the 200m freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Photos: AP
Sun Yang

Sun Yang snubbed for ‘obvious reasons’, says mainland media as he loses Zhejiang provincial award to fellow swimmer Xu Jiayu

  • Sun wins two gold medals at world championships but the 2019 Zhejiang province best men’s athlete title goes to Xu, who has one world gold
  • The most decorated Chinese swimmer is appealing to overturn an eight-year ban for a doping offence

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Sun Yang celebrates after winning the 200m freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Photos: AP Sun Yang celebrates after winning the 200m freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Photos: AP
Sun Yang celebrates after winning the 200m freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Photos: AP
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