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China's Sun, Franklin of USA strike world golds

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China's Sun Yang proved he has few peers in the distance freestyle events on Sunday, while US star Missy Franklin claimed the first of what could be eight golds at swimming's world championships. 

China's Sun Yang celebrates after winning the final of the men's 400-metre freestyle swimming event in the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona on July 28, 2013.

The 21-year-old Sun won the world men's 400m freestyle gold to complete the set of major titles in the event, 12 months after winning the Olympic crown.

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