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.
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?
Katsumi Nakamura was a key member of Japan’s record-breaking 400 free relay in Jakarta.
Joseph Schooling successfully defended his 100 fly title at the Asian Games with a new meet record of 51.04.
Joseph Schooling will look to defend his 100 fly title on day 4 of the Asian Games in Jakarta.
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.
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.
In his first individual event of the meet, Singapore’s Joseph Schooling missed the final of the 50 free, swimming almost 6-tenths slower than his personal best.
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.
Joseph Schooling has been tightening up his routine both in and out of the water and it shows.
Katsuhiro Matsumoto anchored the Japanese men to gold and a new Games Record in the 800 free relay.
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).
Remember when Joseph Schooling rocked the world with his 100m fly gold in Rio? He’ll try to reproduce a similar monster swim in Jakarta next week competing in 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.