Sun Yang

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Updated On December 18, 2022

Sun Yang is an Olympic gold medalist in many swimming championships from China. Sun Yang is best known for his professional swimming career and for his championships.

Early Life and Childhood

Sun Yang was on December 1, 1991, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, and his age is 30 years old. The zodiac sign of Sun Yang is Sagittarius. Likewise, Sun was born into an Asian family. he was born to his father Sun Quanhong and his mother Yang Ming. Further Sun Yang’s father was a well-reputed professional basketball player. likewise, his mother Yang Ming was a professional Volleyball player. As Sun Yang is Chinese, he has no other siblings due to the one-child policy of China.

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Caption: Sun Yang with his father and mother(source: Twitter)

Moving into his educational background, Sung Yang completed his high school education at a local private school. After graduation from high school, Sum joined Zhejiang University and completed his graduation. After that, Sun completed his master’s level at Soochow University. Moreover, Sun also has a decorate in kinesiology from Shanghai University of Sport.

Professional Life

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Caption: Sun Yang with his gold medal(Source: CGTN)

Sun Yang made his professional swimming debut in 2007 at the age of 16. At that time, Sun took part in 1500 m, 400 m & 200m. However, he couldn’t rank a top position in any of those categories. Despite that, he was able to experience the pressure and pleasure to compete in national-level events. In 2009, Sun won his first gold medal in the National competition for the 1500 m freestyle category.

Sun Yang took part in Asian Games 2010  where he was able to secure gold in 1500m and 2 silver in 400m and 200m for his country. Similarly, in 2012, Sun was able to win a gold medal for China in 400m. In fact, Sun became the first swimmer to win a gold medal for China in Olympics. In the same event, he also secured a silver medal in 200m. Sun was improving his performance during every competition. Moreover, Sun won 2 gold medals in the Worl Championship 2013 in 400m and 800m. Moreover, Sun Yang has won 22 gold medals in his career.

Banned by WADA

Worl Anti-Doping Agency conducted a dope test in 2014. During that test, Sun showed a negative result as he was using medicines banned by WADA. At that time Sun was not aware that those medicines were included ban list. Besides, he was using those medicines for his heart disease treatment as prescribed by the doctor. As the ban list was updated recently that time, so Sun was excused for one time.

However, in 2020, Sun gained failed the test. So WADA banned him for 8 years for drug cheat in swimming.

Brand Endorsements

The gold medalist has also gained popularity from brand endorsement activities. In 2019, he became the brand ambassador for Panerai.

Sun Yang – Net Worth 2022

In addition, Sun has earned a pretty handful sum of money from his professional swimming career. However, Sun has kept his annual income and expenses secret from the media. As per the sources Sun’s estimated net worth is around $21 million(US Dollars).

Relationship Status

Talking about the relationship status, Sun is very protective regarding his personal life. So, he has kept it secret about his relationship status. In 2010, Sun was spotted with a very beautiful lady who was around 5 years older than him. Some of his photos with her went viral in the media. but Sun never wanted the media to talk about his personal relationship.

Thus, Sun even requested the media not to interfere in his personal life. we understand the situation of Sun and we respect his privacy. So, we will let you know about his relationship status after Sun feels free to reveal his information.

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Caption: Sun Yang with his girlfriend(Source: SCMP)

Sun Yang – Body Measurements

Being an Athlete, Sun has a very well-maintained and well-shaped muscular body. Likewise, Sun has a very flexible body with a height of around 6 feet and 7 inches. Further, the swimmer has a body weight of around 81 kg.

Sun Yang has beautiful black eyes along with black hair. Similarly, the gold medalist uses shoes of size 13. Sun is very much focused on his swimming career so he never misses his training schedule and always eats a routine diet.

Social Media

Moving to social media availability, Sun is not active on social media. Further, Sun has not created an account on any social media platforms.