Asian Games: China's Sun Yang Powers to 400m Freestyle Gold

Updated: 23 September 2014 17:30 IST

Sun Yang of China beat Japan's Kosuke Hagino in the men's 400 metres freestyle final to make up for his disappointment in the 200.

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Sun Yang celebrates after winning 400m freestyle gold. © AFP

Incheon:

China's Olympic champion Sun Yang powered to Asian Games gold in the men's 400 metres freestyle on Tuesday to make up for his disappointment in the 200. (Day 4 Blog | Medal Tally)

Sun turned on the turbos over the second half of the swimming's blue riband race to touch in three minutes, 43.23 seconds with Japan's Kosuke Hagino taking silver in 3:44.48, to add to his gold in Sunday's 200m race. (Also Read: Ghosal Settles for Squash Silver)

South Korea's Park Tae-Hwan, the former Olympic gold medallist, once more had to settle for bronze after clocking 3:48.33. (Shooter Bindra Finishes Asian Games Career With Bronze)

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