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Sun Yang to be detained for driving without license

Updated: 2013-11-04 19:11
( Xinhua)

HANGZHOU - Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang will be detained for seven days after local police found him driving without license in a car accident.

Sun was also fined for an undisclosed sum, Hangzhou police said on Monday.

Sun, 21, was not hurt in the accident in which his luxury Porsche SUV was rear-ended by a bus on Sunday afternoon in Hangzhou.


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