The 73rd National Sports Festival of Japan concluded today, with the nation’s golden girl, Rikako Ikee, capping off a whirlwind summer.
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.
Kim Seoyeong won the women’s 200 IM in a new Korean and Asian Games Record of 2:08.34.
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.
Satomi Suzuki raced her way to gold in the women’s 50m breaststroke, as Japan leads the overall swimming medal table heading into the final day of competition in Jakarta.
Satomi Suzuki broke her own Asian Games Record to win gold and defend her title in the women’s 50 breast.
Suzuki shaved .02 off the Asian Games record in prelims Thursday morning.
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?
We have the Olympic champ racing in the 400 free with Mack Horton set to battle Zane Grothe and Jack McLoughlin.
Sydney Pickrem broke her own Canadian Record in the 200 IM to win silver at the Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo.
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Japan’s Rikako Ikee has been heaving a great year. She’s the Japanese Record holder in this event after putting up a lifetime best 56.23 this season.
Rikako Ikee comes in as the favorite in the women’s 100 fly on day 3 of the Pan Pacific Championships
Teramura (above) used a ripper of a breaststroke leg to break the old Championship Record in the 200 IM that belonged to Australian Emily Seebohm.