It’s been a summer loaded with swimming action, from U.S. Nationals to the European Championships to Pan Pacs to Asian Games to Junior Pan Pacs. But through all of it, you won’t see a more exciting relay race than the men’s medley at the 2018 Asian Games.
Take a look at how the Asian Games made a dent in the 2018 world rankings.
Watch how the final, closer-than-close race of the 2018 Asian Games unfolded in Jakarta.
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.
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?
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 of Singapore and Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan, both reigning Olympic champions, will take on their fellow Asian swimmers tomorrow in Jakarta.
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.
In other action, Sun Yang tied for 3rd in the 100 free.
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15-year-old Wang Jianjiahe has been exploding onto the scene this year, and she continued that rise by beating one of China’s other young rising stars – Li Bingjie – head-to-head in the 1500 free on day 1 of China’s National Championships and Asian Games Selection meet.
Conger is now the 5th fastest American ever in this event. With his time tonight, he moves one spot ahead of Olympian Tom Shields.
Nathan Adrian, who holds series records in the 50 and 100 free, will be competing at this weekend’s Pro Swim Series stop in Austin.