Yang Sun China

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

01 Dec 1991

Height

1.98m

Weight

89kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
2 1 1

Top Performances

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SWIMMING

Sun Yang World-record 1500m gold for Sun

China's Sun Yang destroys the field to break his own world 1500m record and win his second gold of London 2012.

4 Aug 12

Yannick Agnel Agnel storms to second gold medal

France's Yannick Agnel wins his second gold of the London Olympics in the men's 200 freestyle as American Ryan Lochte comes fourth.

Sun Yang Sun beats rival Park to 400m gold

Sun Yang becomes the first Chinese male swimmer to earn gold as he wins the 400m freestyle in an Olympic record time.

Results for Yang Sun

Date Event Rank Mark
4 Aug Men's 1500m Freestyle Final 1 WR gold 14:31.02
3 Aug Men's 1500m Freestyle Heats, Heat 4 1 14:43.25
31 Jul Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay Final 3 bronze 7:06.30
31 Jul Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay Heats, Heat 2 4 7:11.35
30 Jul Men's 200m Freestyle Final 2 silver 1:44.93
29 Jul Men's 200m Freestyle Semi-finals, Heat 2 1 1:45.61
29 Jul Men's 200m Freestyle Heats, Heat 5 1 1:46.24
28 Jul Men's 400m Freestyle Final 1 OR gold 3:40.14
28 Jul Men's 400m Freestyle Heats, Heat 4 1 3:45.07

Head to Head

Yang Sun vs Ross Davenport

Yang Sun

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London 2012 medals

4

London 2012 appearances

9

London 2012 results

7:06.30 Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay

Height

1.98m (6'6")

Weight

89kg

Age

22

Ross Davenport

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London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

7:09.33 Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay

Height

1.87m (6'2")

Weight

76kg

Age

30

View the London 2012 medallist table