Mr Zhu Zhigen joined Zhejiang Swimming team in 1971 and he has been a swimming coach since 1980. His athlete including SUN Yang, WANG Shun, WU ping, YANG Yu, CHEN Hua and YU Cheng won many Olympic, world championship, Asian games, National games titles. Among his athletes, SUN Yang is men’s 1500m  Freestyle world record holder and men’s 400m  Freestyle Olympic record holder. Also, Sun Yang is the only male swimmer who earned the 200m, 400m and 1500m freestyle in both Olympic and world championship and the only male athlete who won men’s 800m freestyle for three times in succession. The gold medals he earned in freestyle rank first in the world. Mr Zhu has made a great contribution for China Swimming.

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