Top swimming athletes make waves in town

Writer: Liu Xudong  |  Editor: Holly Wang  |  From: Shenzhen Daily 

The 2020 Fina Champions Swim Series, which was launched by Fina (International Swimming Federation) last year, is being held in Shenzhen on Jan. 14 and 15 before heading to Beijing this weekend.

Olympic and world championship medalists, Fina Swimming World Cup stars, world-record holders and global top-ranking athletes are invited to the competition.

Participating Chinese athletes includes Sun Yang, Liu Xiang, Fu Yuanhui, Ye Shiwen, Wang Shun, Xu Jiayu and international athletes includes Katinka Hosszu, Vladimir Morozov and Nicholas Santos.

The program of the series includes 28 individual events and two relays (the mixed 4 x 100m free and 4 x 100m medley) over two days of exciting competition.

Chinese athletes, including Liu Xiang, Xu Jiayu and Liu Yaxin, pocketed five golds and three silvers at the competition on Jan. 14.