One Year Later, Duncan Scott Reflects On His Sun Yang Handshake Snub In Gwangju
July 16, 2020—
The 2019 FINA World Aquatic Championships in Gwangju culminated in world records by Hungary’s Kristof Milak, Russia’s Anton Chupkov and the United States’ Regan Smith, as well as the Australian women’s 4x200m freestyle relay, United States’ women’s 4x100m medley relay, and the United States’ mixed 4x100m freestyle relay. However, among the stellar performances from the best athletes around the world, a black cloud hung in the air concerning competitor Sun Yang of China. At the time of this competition last July, the winner of the 200m and 400m freestyle events in Gwangju was facing a ...