Gold medallist Yang Junxuan (centre) is flanked by fellow medallists Mollie O’Callaghan and Tang Muhan in Budapest. Photo: Xinhua
Gold medallist Yang Junxuan (centre) is flanked by fellow medallists Mollie O’Callaghan and Tang Muhan in Budapest. Photo: Xinhua

World Aquatics Championships: Siobhan Haughey’s loss is China’s gain, and DSQ for Adam Chillingworth in final kick for Hong Kong record

  • Yang Junxuan wins gold and Tang Muhan bronze in 200m freestyle, the event in which Haughey hoped to become Hong Kong’s first long-course world champion
  • Hong Kong’s misfortune continues as Chillingworth swims faster than city best in 200 metres breaststroke but is disqualified for butterfly kick as he finishes

Gold medallist Yang Junxuan (centre) is flanked by fellow medallists Mollie O’Callaghan and Tang Muhan in Budapest. Photo: Xinhua