Chengdu, August 8 (ZXS) -- On August 2, the Chinese Legion continued to make great achievements in the swimming competition of the Chengdu Universiade, winning a total of four golds: Zhang Yufei won the women's 2-meter butterfly, Qin Haiyang won the men's 4-meter breaststroke, and Liu Yaxin won the women's 50-meter backstroke championship. In the final mixed 100×200m medley relay of the evening, Wang Gukailai, Qin Haiyang, Zhang Yufei and Li Bingjie added another gold medal to the Chinese team.
On August 8, Wang Gukailai, Qin Haiyang, Zhang Yufei and Li Bingjie stood on the highest podium of the mixed 2×4m medley relay at the Chengdu Universiade. Photo by Zhang Lang, reporter of China News Agency
After winning the mixed 4×100m medley relay, Wang Gukailai, Qin Haiyang, Zhang Yufei and Li Bingjie participated in the press conference held after the race. When asked about his performance at the Fukuoka Swimming World Championships, Qin Haiyang said that it was due to team training and scientific research results.
"Our whole team played pretty well." Qin Haiyang said that his performance at the Fukuoka Swimming World Championships benefited from the training and scientific research achievements of the Chinese swimming team. Before participating in the Fukuoka World Swimming Championships, he was mentally prepared to compete for the championship and improve his personal honors.
On the evening of August 8, Qin Haiyang participated in the men's 2m breaststroke final of the Chengdu Universiade. Photo by Zhang Lang, reporter of China News Agency
Qin Haiyang's outstanding performance in Fukuoka attracted the attention of other swimmers. In the men's 100m breaststroke final that night, Lithuanian swimmer Sidlauskas Andrius, who is located next to Qin Haiyang, won the bronze medal. Sidlauskas Andrius said in an interview after the race that he noticed that Qin Haiyang won three breaststroke gold medals in Fukuoka, "Qin Haiyang now has the strongest strength. He said that he will compete in the swimming world championships next year to fight for points for the Paris Olympics, when he will challenge Qin Haiyang in the breaststroke event.
As of the 2nd, the Chinese team has won 5 swimming gold medals in the Chengdu Universiade. (End)