Netease Sports reported on September 27:
The 2020 National Swimming Championships and Tokyo Olympics Qualifying Tournament will continue in Qingdao, Shandong. The first final day will be contested, men's 200 meters.
In the men's 200-meter backstroke, Zhejiang star Xu Jiayu has outstanding strength. Since the start, he has led the small half of his body, leading by 1.53 seconds at 50 meters, and the advantage has reached 3.16 seconds at the halfway, far away from other players. By 150 meters, Xu Jiayu was already 4.67 seconds ahead of the Guangdong player Tao Guannan behind him. In the end, Xu Jiayu easily won the championship with a time of 1:55.26, Tao Guannan won the runner-up at 2:00.21, and Liu Zongyu of Shandong ranked third with 2:01.35.
In the women's 200-meter breaststroke, after Beijing star Jing Yao missed the final due to physical fitness tests, Ye Shiwen, who ranked second in the preliminary round, became the most watched player. In the first 50 meters, Ye Shiwen was slightly behind and ranked third, and he overtook first place in the middle of the swim. In the second half of the journey, Ye Shiwen was overtaken for a while, 150 meters behind Zheng Muyan of Tianjin by 0.1 seconds. In the final 50-meter sprint, Ye Shiwen failed to regain the lead and finally lost to Zheng Muyan by 0.49 seconds. In the end, Zheng Muyan won the championship with 2:27.08, Ye Shiwen ranked second in 2:27.57, and He Yun of Shaanxi ranked third with 2:30.48.
In the women's 100-meter backstroke, Zhejiang star Fu Yuanhui, who swam 59.48 seconds in the preliminary rounds, also missed the final because of his stamina test. In the final, Guangdong star Wang Xueer was in excellent condition, swimming into the 1-point mark, winning the championship in 59.55 seconds and reaching the Olympic A standard. Hubei player Peng Xuwei ranked second with 1:00.46, and Jiangxi's Wan Lotte ranked third at 1:00.67.
In the men's 50-meter freestyle, Guangdong star Yu Hexin, who broke Ning Zetao's original national record with a swim of 21.79 in the preliminaries, missed the final due to a physical fitness test. Shandong player Liu Shaofeng and Tianjin's Yang Jintong both swam in 22.72 seconds and tied for the championship. Heilongjiang player Wang Lizhuo ranked third with 22.92 seconds.
In the men's 400-meter freestyle, Shandong star Ji Xinjie had a better skill, with obvious advantages and easily won the championship with a time of 3:48.87. Hubei player Zhang Ziyang won the runner-up with 3:50.00, and another Shandong player Hu Jia ranked third with 3:51.01.