Daiya Seto will try to defend his 400m IM world title earned in Windsor at the last edition of the FINA Short Course World Championships.
Sprinter Katsumi Nakamura is just one of the Japanese swimmers who cracked the world’s top 5 tonight in Tokyo.
In response to her extraordinary year in the pool, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee has been honored as ‘MVP’ by the Japanese Swimming Federation.
Rikako Ikee is after her 8th medal of these Games, leading heats of the 50 free. She’s already won the 100 free, 50 fly, 100 fly, 4×100 free relay and 4×100 medley relay, and took silver in both the mixed medley relay and the 4×200 free relay.
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.
Sun Yang is slated to raced the 1500m freestyle on the final day of the 2018 Asian Games.
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.
Joseph Schooling of Singapore and Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan, both reigning Olympic champions, will take on their fellow Asian swimmers tomorrow in Jakarta.
The Chinese women broke the Asian Games Record to win their sixth consecutive title in the 800 free relay.
Comme prévu, SUN Yang a gagné, facile, le 200 mètres messieurs, première étape d’un triomphe annoncé.
Rikako Ikee (above) split a 1:54 to carry Japan to a new National Record in the women’s 800 free relay.
Australia (4×1 free) and the U.S. (4×1 medley) are already world record-holders, and the American 4×2 could also have a shot at a world record in Tokyo.
Once the exciting young upstart looking to upset the world’s elite, Katie Ledecky is now the veteran presence looking to quell an uprising of young international talent in the women’s 200 free.
Japan will try to turn the medal tables on China come the 2018 Asian Games in August.