Asia

2018 Junior Pan Pacs Day 1 Preview: US Backstrokers, Tuggle & Urlando

Phoebe Bacon leads a stacked field of American female backstrokers set to compete in the 100 on day 1 of the Junior Pan Pacs in Fiji.

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Kuwait’s Flag Flies at Asian Games Following IOC Reinstatement

Following an announcement last week by the Olympic Council of Asia, Kuwaiti athletes are now competing under their own country’s flag at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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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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All the Links You Need to Follow the 2018 Jr. Pan Pacs

See the schedule for the 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships (in your time zone).

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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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China Cracks Asian Record In Mixed 400 Medley Relay – 3:40.45

Xu Jiayu’s scintillating 52.30 backstroke lead-off was key as China broke the Asian Record in the mixed 400 medley relay.

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Japan Breaks Games Record, China Downs National Mark In 400 Free Relay

Katsumi Nakamura was a key member of Japan’s record-breaking 400 free relay in Jakarta.

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Yasuhiro Koseki Torches 100 BR Games Record By Over A Second In 58.86

Yasuhiro Koseki destroyed the Asian Games Record to win the men’s 100 breast in 58.86.

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Schooling Breaks Own Asian Games Record To Defend 100 Fly Title

Joseph Schooling successfully defended his 100 fly title at the Asian Games with a new meet record of 51.04.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Joseph Schooling will look to defend his 100 fly title on day 4 of the Asian Games in Jakarta.

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Yan Zibei Takes Balandin’s Asian Games 100 Breast Record in Prelims

China’s Yan Zibei broke the Asian Games Record in the 100 breast on Wednesday in prelims.

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After Missing 50 Free Final, Joseph Schooling Qualifies 1st in 100 Fly

Joseph Schooling, after missing the final in his first individual event, cruised to the top seed in his specialty, the 100 fly, with room to spare.

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2018 Asian Games: Sajan Prakash’s Personal Connection to Kerala Floods

Sajan Prakash, whose became the 1st Indian swimmer to final in the 200 fly in 32 years at the Asian Games, has been directly affected by the flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Among the swimmers to watch is Japanese IM star Yui Ohashi, who leads the way in the 400 IM.

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