Feature: Chinese swimmers keep lowering records at National Games Sports

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XI'AN, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- "1:54.26!" As the commentator announced the new national record in the women's 200m individual freestyle, warm applause and cheers thundered around the swimming pool. Tokyo Olympic medalist Tang Muhan renewed China's national record in the event, beating Yang Junxuan of Shandong Province at China's 14th National Games here on Wednesday. "Records were set to be broken," said Yang, who has also lowered the national record to 1:54.37 in the women's 4x200m freestyle relay at the Tokyo Olympics. "The more competitive the National Games are, the better we will be prepared for future international events," added...