Articles by Loretta Race

Aussie Sam Short Crushes Horton’s 1500 Age Group Record

Sam Short, 14, took down Olympian Mack Horton’s 1500 freestyle age group record earlier this month.

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2018 World Rankings Outlook Post-Asian Games

Take a look at how the Asian Games made a dent in the 2018 world rankings.

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Watch The Furious Asian Games Medley Relay Battle

Watch how the final, closer-than-close race of the 2018 Asian Games unfolded in Jakarta.

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Korea Requests Investigation Into Asian Games Warm-up Pool Altercation

Chinese swimmer Shen Duo was allegedly involved in a warm-up pool altercation yesterday, August 23rd, at the Asian Games.

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2018 Asian Games: A Story Of Sweeps Helps Japan Top Overall Medals

Rikako Ikee’s winning of the sprint free and fly events, along with Yasuhiro Koseki’s breaststroke sweep helped give Japan the edge to take the top spot in the 2018 Asian Games medal table at the end.

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2018 Asian Games: China Notches New Asian Medley Relay Record

Li Zhuhao powered himself to a sub-51 split on the fly leg of the Chinese medley relay, giving the nation a new continental record en route to gold.

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Physical Altercation In Asian Games Warm-up Pool

A South Korean swimmer was reportedly assaulted by a Chinese athlete during Asian Games warm-ups on Thursday, August 23rd.

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Watch Select Race Videos From the 2018 Asian Games

Daiya Seto of Japan crushed the men’s 400m IM ahead of teammate and Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino. Watch how that race unfolded, along with several other key performances from the 2018 Asian Games.

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2018 Asian Games: Sun Yang & Rikako Ikee To Race On Final Day

Sun Yang is slated to raced the 1500m freestyle on the final day of the 2018 Asian Games.

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2018 Asian Games: Japan Pulling Away Heading Into Final Day

Satomi Suzuki raced her way to gold in the women’s 50m breaststroke, as Japan leads the overall swimming medal table heading into the final day of competition in Jakarta.

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Spain Hires Cati Arasa As Assistant To Vergnoux

The Royal Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN) has announced that former junior international swimmer Cati Arasa will be joining the organization as an assistant to Head Coach Fred Vergnoux as of September 1st.

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2018 Asian Games Day 5 Preview: Irie Has One Last Shot At Xu Jiayu

Ryosuke Irie claimed 2 silvers behind American Ryan Murphy at the Pan Pacific Championships. Will the Japanese national record holder be able to come away with a gold ahead of rival Xu Jiayu here in Jakarta?

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2018 Asian Games: Schooling Claims First Non-Japan/China Gold

Japan and China are dueling for the top of the medal table, while Joseph Schooling claims first non-JPN/CHN gold.

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Kazakhstan’s Olympic Champion Balandin Considers Retirement

23-year-old Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan may retire after these 2018 Asian Games.

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2018 Asian Games Medal Table Sees China Back On Top

A world record in the women’s 50m back helped put China back on top of the Asian Games medal standings through day 3 in Jakarta.

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