Asia

HardCore Swim of the Week: Balandin puts Kazakhstan on map, joins crowded 200 breast WR-hunt

19-year-old Dimitry Balandin dropped nearly 6 seconds from his former national record to join a host of men on the cusp of the 200 breast world record.

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2014 Asian Games – Day Four Prelims Live

2014 ASIAN GAMES – SWIMMING Sunday, September 21st-Friday, September 26th Incheon, South Korea Prelims/Finals: 9AM/7PM local time Event website Entry…

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Chinese Swimmer Xinyi Chen Breaks 100m Fly Jr. World Record At 2014 Asian Games

Chinese swimmer Xinyi Chen broke a Jr world record in the 100m fly at the 2014 Asian Games, absolutely smashing…

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2014 Asian Games – Sun Yang Takes Down Hagino And Park In 400 Free – Day Three Finals

After his completion of the Asian Games remained questionable following his absence from the Chinese 4x200m freestyle relay team last night, it seems as though Sun Yang got the rest he needed to come back and win the 400m freestyle final tonight.

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2014 Asian Games – Day Three Prelims

Day three of the 2014 Asian Games begins with the women’s 50 backstroke…

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2014 Asian Games – Hagino Picks Up Two More Golds To Make Him Three For Four – Day Two Finals

Junya Koga absolutely dominated the race in the men’s 50m backstroke churning into the wall like a madman to grab the gold with a time of 24.28. That time was just four one-hundredths shy of the Asian record of 24.24, but did break his own Asian Games record of 24.46 which he set in prelims.

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Sun Yang drops out of Chinese 800 free relay with finger injuries, will still compete in individuals in Incheon

China’s Sun Yang dropped out of his country’s 4×200 free relay at the Asian Games today, but does plan to finish out his slate of individual events, according to his coach, Yang Zadong.

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Sun Yang Fighting Injured Finger, Remainder of Asian Games in Question

China’s Sun Yang badly injured two fingers, and while the bones are not damaged, his continued participation at the 2014 Asiad is in question.

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2014 Asian Games – Day Two Prelims

On day two of the prelims Kosuke Hagino will once again be looking to put himself into position for a great evening…

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2014 Asian Games – Hagino knocks off Sun and Park for 200 free gold on day 1

Kosuke Hagino won one of the premier races of day 1, besting Sun Yang and Park Tae-hwan to take home gold in the 200 freestyle.

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Asian Games – Day One Prelims

The men’s 200 freestyle marks the start of the swimming events at the 2014 Asian Games…

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7 Storylines to watch, all the links you need for the swimming portion of the 2014 Asian Games

South Korea’s Park Tae-hwan has won six gold medals over the past two Asian Games and will face Chinese rival Sun Yang at home.

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Asian Games start lists drop; Park sticking to freestyle, Hagino in 6 individuals

Japan’s Kosuke Hagino (right) is entered in 6 individual events at the Asian Games, with shots to medal in all 6.

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Indonesia sending 6 men to Asian Games with two suspended

Indonesia will be represented by 6 men at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea with two of their top swimmers suspended, the Jakarta Post reports.

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Hong Kong Released 2014 Asian Games Roster

Hong Kong released their roster for the 2014 Asian Games which will be held in Incheon, South Korea starting on…

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