An Sehyeon raced to a solid 57.96 100m fly in Korea tonight to claim her 8th consecutive National Festival title in the event.
It’s been a while since Korean Park Tae Hwan has been in the water, but his proved he’s still got his mojo with a gold medal-capturing anchor at the Korean Sports Festival tonight.
Despite hinting at possible retirement, 2008 Olympic champion Park Tae Hwan of Korea is expected to compete at this 99th Korean National Swim Meet coming up later this month.
200 breast Olympic gold medalist Dmitriy Balandin looks to defend his 100 breast title against Yan Zibei, who leads the way into the final after setting a Games Record in prelims.
Joseph Schooling will look to defend his 100 fly title on day 4 of the Asian Games in Jakarta.
Among the swimmers to watch is Japanese IM star Yui Ohashi, who leads the way in the 400 IM.
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.
Joseph Schooling of Singapore and Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan, both reigning Olympic champions, will take on their fellow Asian swimmers tomorrow in Jakarta.
World record holder Ippei Watanabe will swim the men’s 200 breast on day 3 of the Asian Games.
Rikako Ikee will compete in both the 50 fly and 100 free on day 2 of the Asian Games.
Olympic champions Dmitriy Balandin and Joseph Schooling are among the high-profile athletes not from powerhouse squads Japan or China competing at the 2018 Asian Games.
17-year-old Ariarne Titmus came within a second of her Australian national record in the 400m free tonight, while Jack Cartwright threw down the 2nd fastest 100m free of his career.
Emma McKeon swam a 57.98 100 fly prelim at Aussie Pan Pac Trials.
Cate Campbell swam a quick preliminary in the women’s 100 free at the Aussie Pan Pac Trials.
Cate Campbell soared, while 17-year-old Elijha Winnington pulled a fast one on Mack Horton and Gregorio Paltrinieri.