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Sun wins 400 as China dominates Asian Games pool
Sun wins 400 as China dominates Asian Games pool

By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN
Associated Press

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- Sun Yang powered to gold in the men's 400-meter freestyle as a resurgent Chinese swim team cleaned up in the...full story
updated 2014-09-23 11:22 PM
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Sun wins 400 as China dominates Asian Games pool Sun wins 400 as China dominates Asian Games pool
By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN
Associated Press

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- Sun Yang powered to gold in the men's 400-meter freestyle as a resurgent Chinese swim team cleaned up in the....Fullstory

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