Published: 09:14, April 23, 2024
Pan bags fourth gold in China's national swimming championships
By Xinhua
Pan Zhanle of China competes during the Men's 4×100m Medley Relay Final of Swimming at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province, Sept 26, 2023. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

SHENZHEN - Pan Zhanle won his fourth gold with victory in the men's 4×200m freestyle representing the Zhejiang-Guangdong team in China's national swimming championships here on Monday.

The Zhejiang-Guangdong team was more than two seconds behind the Hebei-Shanghai-Jiangsu-Anhui-Hubei-Sichuan team after three legs, before Pan kept narrowing the gap and helped his team win the race in 7:11.89.

In the women's 100m backstroke final, Wan Letian won the gold medal in 59.02 seconds, Wang Xue'er placed second, and Peng Xuwei rounded out the top three.

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In the men's 800m freestyle, Zhang Zhanshuo triumphed in 7:47.84, followed by Fei Liwei and Zhao Zhihao.