Led by two-time world champion Xu Jiayu from Zhejiang, the Chinese swimmers bettered the world record by 0.15 seconds. The previous record was held by American swimmers.
Attracting around 300 of China's top swimmers, the 2020 Championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
"The coach has a fever, there are no other symptoms of the infection. Jerzy Brzeczek will be tested for coronavirus every two days and if the result is negative, the coach will leave the quarantine. On Wednesday all coaching staff will undergo tests but we are in touch with all members of the team and we didn't get signals so far that anyone had a problem," said the spokesperson of the PZPN Jakub Kwiatkowski in the interview for Polish media.
Zhang had just broke the national record in the preliminary final on Sunday night in a time of 52.90 seconds. She led in the first 50 meters in the final, but Yang raced ahead of her in the last moment.
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NAIROBI, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday reiterated his government's commitment to upgrading sporting facilities in the country to match international standards.
Rookie Zheng Muyan, 18, defeated Olympic champion Ye Shiwen in the women's 200m breaststroke to take the title. However, Yu Jingyao was absent from that final, as she failed to make the top eight in a selection of physical tests held from September 22 to 23 - a new requirement to qualify for the championships.
Cedric Bakambu finished second with a stunning strike in the 27th minute after a goal was disallowed for offside in the opening time.
"It's an unfortunate incident, Mokua was heavily attacked by the hippo while on his training session on Monday evening. If it wasn't for his training partner who rushed to his rescue, it could have been a different story," athletics coach Francis Kamau told Xinhua on Tuesday.
It added that Trovato, who has been president of the Asuncion club since 2014, had 10 days to lodge an appeal.
Liu Shaofeng from Shandong and Tianjin's Yang Jintong finished joint first in the men's 50m freestyle in 22.72 seconds.