Sun Yang of China wins Gold in Men’s 200m Freestyle Swimming

Sun Yang of China won the gold medal in the Men’s 200m Freestyle Swimming event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Sun Yang of China wins Gold in Men's 200m Freestyle Swimming

Sun Yang won the gold medal with a time of 1:44.65 while Chad le Clos of South Africa won silver medal with a time of 1:45.20.

Conor Dwyer of United States (USA) won the bronze medal finishing third with a time of 1:45.23.

Chad le Clos, the South African gold medalist in the 200m butterfly in London, paced the group with a blistering opening lap and held the lead through three laps, however towards the end Sun Yang outpaced him and grabbed the gold medal.

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