Taiwan’s Wang sets new world junior record

Taipei Times
Date: Oct 20, 2020
By: Staff writer, with CNA

Taiwan’s Eddie Wang is pictur/ed in an undated promotional photograph.
Photo: screen grab from the Cali Condors Web site

Taiwanese swimmer Eddie Wang on Saturday broke the 200m short course butterfly world junior record at the opening meet of the International Swimming League season in Budapest, Hungary.

The 18-year-old, who was representing the Cali Condors, a San Francisco-based professional swimming club, finished third in 1 minute, 50.79 seconds.

Wang finished behind winner Tom Shields of the LA Current (1:50.43) and runner-up Chad le Clos of Energy Standard (1:50.48).

Wang’s time broke the 2012 world junior record of 1:51.30 set by former Japanese national team captain Daiya Seto.    [FULL  STORY]

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