On October 1st National Day, in the preliminaries of the men's and women's 4X100m medley relay in the National Swimming Championships and Tokyo Olympics qualifying competition held in Qingdao, the Jiangsu, Hubei, Zhejiang and Lu teams composed of Xu Jiayu, Yan Zibei, Zhang Yufei and Yang Junxuan scored 3 points 38 The score of 41 seconds set a new world record. This result raised the world record originally held by the US team by 0.15 seconds. This is the best gift for the athletes who are preparing for the Olympic Games to give to the motherland on the occasion of the National Day.
The combination of Xu Jiayu, Yan Zibei, Zhang Yufei, and Yang Junxuan is the strongest combination of the current national team, and they represent the top level of each project. In the game, they joined forces to lead the way. Xu Jiayu's first 100-meter backstroke segment score was 52.45, which was even better than his individual final score in this event. Yan Zibei, who subsequently took over, also continued to expand his lead in the breaststroke event, with a score of 1:50.41 in the handover. Zhang Yufei, who just broke the Asian record for the women's 100m butterfly, has made persistent efforts to build a greater advantage for the last young player Yang Junxuan. She completed the butterfly stroke in 2:45.73. On the last freestyle event, Yang Junxuan performed equally well. He was the first to hit the wall and finally set the score at 3:38.41, setting a new world record!
Before the relay competition, Xu Jiayu, Yan Zibei, Zhang Yufei, and Yang Junxuan all won championships in multiple competitions. The four people in good shape all tried their best in tonight's preliminaries to set a world record and present the most sincere gift to the motherland.
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