2023 Asian Games Day Three: National Record Roundup


Day three of the 2023 Asian Games once again brought the heat, with numerous meet, national and continental records biting the dust by the end of the finals session.

Below is a recap of the key records that went down, as the meet rolls on through Friday, September 29th.


Hong Kong


  • Men’s 4x100m medley relay – 3:40.20



  • Hur Yeon-kyung, women’s 100m free – 54.70
  • Men’s 4×100 Medley Relay – 3:32.05

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2 months ago

Remaining meet records that are probably on the chopping block

Men’s 200 Freestyle (Park Tae-hwan, 1:44.80)
Men’s 800 Freestyle (Sun Yang, 7:47.11)
Men’s 50 Breaststroke (Qin Haiyang, 26.69 (from his 100 Breast split lol))
Men’s 200 Breaststroke (Dmitriy Balandin, 2:07.67)
Men’s 50 Butterfly (Shi Yang, 23.46)
Men’s 200 Butterfly (Takeshi Matsuda, 1:54.02)
Men’s 4×100m freestyle relay (Japan, 3:12.68)
Women’s 50 Freestyle (Rikako Ikee, 24.53)
Women’s 800 Freestyle (Wang Jianjiahe, 8:18.55)
Women’s 100 Breaststroke (Satomi Suzuki, 1:06.40)
Women’s 50 Butterfly (Rikako Ikee, 25.55)
Women’s 100 Butterfly (Rikako Ikee, 56.30)
Women’s 4×200m freestyle relay (China, 7:48.61)
Women’s 4×100m medley relay (Japan, 3:54.73)

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