18-year-old Rikako Ikee snagged 2 gold medals in a super quick turn around time for the nation of Japan as it holds the most minimal of leads over China in the Asian Games medal table.
Although Kazakhstani Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin is physically in Jakarta, he is missing from the men’s 200m breaststroke start lists for the 2018 Asian Games.
Le dossiste chinois FU Yuanhui, championne du monde 2015 sur 50 dos et quatre fois 100 quatre nages, est devenue une vedette dans son pays après sa médaille de bronze olympique sur 100 mètres dos (ex-aequo avec Kylie MASSE).
Olympic champion Sun Yang is looking to sweep the freestyle events in Jakarta at the 2018 Asian Games.
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.
Coming before the individual events of all legs but the 100 breast, the mixed medley relay will set each federation up for some tricky ‘blind’ lineup decisions as the U.S. chases its own world record and Australia closes in on the Americans.
Great Britain’s Georgia Davies broke the European Record in the women’s 50 back at day 2 prelims in Glasgow.
Sun Yang ranked 17th on ESPN’s 3rd annual World Fame 100 list.
Fu Yuanhui’s 50m backstroke victory at this week’s Chinese Championships was despite a nagging shoulder injury.
In addition to the win by Fu (above), Sun Yang earned his 3rd victory of the meet.
Olympic champion Sun Yang was among 3 famous Chinese swimmers who made the nation’s list of ‘Most Influential Chinese Athletes’ at an award ceremony held in Beijing on Monday, November 13th.
The third day of the 13th China Student Games saw finals for the 50 back, 200 breast, 100 free, and the slower heats of the 800 free.
Day two of the 13th Republic of China Student Games featured the 400 free, 100 back, 200IM, and 4×200 free relay finals.
Sun Yang claimed his 2nd title of the National Games of China, winning the 200 free in 1:45.15. Controversial swimmer Qiu Yuhan is also making her mark in the women’s version of the event.
Li Bingjie raced her way to the top of the podium in the women’s 400m freestyle on day 2 of the National Games of China, clocking a new national record in the process.