The second day of the 2018 Asian Games will see Xu Jiayu seek a second backstroke win and Sun Yang a second freestyle win, while Rikako Ikee chases two wins of her own.
Rikako Ikee will compete in both the 50 fly and 100 free on day 2 of the Asian Games.
Japan’s Kosuke Hagino will be racing both the 200m and 400m IM events in Jakarta in a bid to repeat his titles from the 2014 edition of the prestigious Asian Games competition.
Got Sun? Re-watch Chinese superstar Sun Yang’s monster 200m free performance that gave him gold in Rio.
La rencontre est celle de deux styles, de deux histoires, de deux conceptions de la natation.
Led by Pan Pacs gold medalists Rikako Ikee, Yasuhiro Koseki and Yui Ohashi, the nation of Japan is primed to challenge China as the overall winning nation in the pool at the 2018 Asian Games.
Australian National Team Coach Jacco Verhaeren cast some doubt on Mitch Larkin’s ability to perform in the 200m IM, only for the 25-year-old to blow those low expectations out of the Tokyo water.
In a postal meet scenario, American Katie Ledecky would have been the big winner with 3 individual gold medals.
La Canadienne Taylor RUCK devançait l’Américaine Katie Ledecky sur le 200 nage libre.
We have the Olympic champ racing in the 400 free with Mack Horton set to battle Zane Grothe and Jack McLoughlin.
Mitch Larkin broke the Commonwealth, Oceanian and Australian Records to win silver in the men’s 200 IM.
Rikako Ikee comes in as the favorite in the women’s 100 fly on day 3 of the Pan Pacific Championships
Watch select race videos (United States only) from the first two days of competition at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships.
Japan’s Yui Ohashi is the heavy favorite for the women’s 400 IM victory, while World Champion Chase Kalisz battles Japanese Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino in the men’s race.
One of the most anticipated races tonight is the men’s 400 IM, which will feature World Champion Chase Kalisz, Olympic Champion Kosuke Hagino, and Olympic medalist Daiya Seto.