[Xu Jiayu talks about physical testing: physical fitness testing is like a mirror for athletes] Recently, Xu Jiayu, one of the leading figures in the Chinese swimming army, talked about the "physical testing fever" that has recently been blown up in the Chinese sports arena. He said: "Physical fitness testing is like a mirror for athletes. Indicators and figures will unabashedly expose shortcomings and help us find and solve problems. The postponement of the Olympic Games has a few happy and sad, what we can do is to make full use of this year to build a strong physique and hone a tough will."
Xu Jiayu performed well in this national championship, winning both in the individual main events of the 100m and 200m backstroke. In the 4x100m men's and women's medley relay, he broke the world record held by the US team with his teammates.