Too good to be true?

That’s what they say after a new swimming sensation emerged in London Olympics 2012.  The 16-year-old Ye Shiwen swam the final of the 400m individual medley (IM) in a new world record of 4min 28.43 sec, seven seconds faster than she had gone in the 2011 World Championship final.

Ye Shiwen

But John Leonard, the US executive director of the World Swimming Coaches Association, described Saturday’s swim by ‘Supergirl’ Miss Ye as ‘unbelievable’ and ‘disturbing’.

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