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Sun celebrates Asian Games gold medal before flags fall

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JAKARTA, Indonesia - After waiting so long to win this title, Sun Yang really wanted to see his flag flying at the Asian Games.
China's greatest swimmer finally won the 200-meter freestyle gold after placing second at the 2010 and '14 editions of the continental games.
Sun, a three-time Olympic gold medallist and nine-time world champion, had straddled the lane rope and held both arms up in triumph after touching the wall in 1 minute 45.43 seconds Sunday on the first night of finals.
He later climbed a tiered platform full of photographers to shake hands with his supporters in the stands...
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Sun rises, flags fall on opening night of swimming finals

Sun rises, flags fall on opening night of swimming finals

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JAKARTA, Indonesia - Sun Yang thought he'd seen it all in his glittering swimming career. That was until Sunday's opening night of swimming finals at the Asian Games.
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