Australia's Mack Horton’s feud with China’s Sun Yang added another chapter to its story yesterday as the two Olympic gold medalists traded barbs after Horton refused to take the podium with his counterpart. Photo: AFP

Who is Sun Yang’s arch rival Mack Horton, the Australian swimmer who refused to stand beside China’s world champion?

  • The 23-year-old caught international headlines by refusing to take the podium with Chinese swimmer Sun Yang
  • Yang, 27, is embroiled in a cheating controversy but was allowed to compete and the two have been feuding for years
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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Australia's Mack Horton’s feud with China’s Sun Yang added another chapter to its story yesterday as the two Olympic gold medalists traded barbs after Horton refused to take the podium with his counterpart. Photo: AFP
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