Kim Seoyeong won the women’s 200 IM in a new Korean and Asian Games Record of 2:08.34.
Wang Jianjiahe broke yet another Games Record to complete the women’s distance sweep in the 400 free.
Rikako Ikee won her sixth gold and eighth medal total in the 50 free on the final night of the Asian Games, setting another meet record.
China’s Li Bingjie will be eyeing her second title and fourth medal of the Asian Games in the women’s 400 freestyle on the final day of competition in Jakarta.
Yan Zibei broke both his Chinese and the Asian Games Record in the men’s 50 breast prelims in Jakarta.
The penultimate day of the 2018 Asian Games wraps up tonight with six medal events. China’s Xu Jiayu seeks a backstroke sweep for 2018, sitting second in the 200 back after winning the 50 and 100 earlier on. Meanwhile, Chinese teammates Li Bingjie (who won the 200 free) and Wang Jianjiahe (who won the 1500) will meet in the 800 free, clashing for gold.
A South Korean swimmer was reportedly assaulted by a Chinese athlete during Asian Games warm-ups on Thursday, August 23rd.
The 16-year old ranks 2nd in Canada this year in the 100 breaststroke, behind only Richard Funk.
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.
Sun Yang is slated to raced the 1500m freestyle on the final day of the 2018 Asian Games.
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.
Rikako Ikee had another 55-second fly leg as Japan broke the Asian Games and Japanese National Records in the women’s 400 medley relay.
Xu Jiayu broke his own Chinese Record to win gold in the men’s 200 back at the Asian Games in 1:53.99.
Wang Jianjiahe lowered the Asian Games Record in the women’s 800 free down to 8:18.55.
Satomi Suzuki broke her own Asian Games Record to win gold and defend her title in the women’s 50 breast.