Chinese sprinting is rising, partially on the back of Ning Zetao: the new Record holder in the 100 free.
Kosuke Hagino aims for his 5th gold medal of these Games and his 7th medal overall in the 200 back.
Ryosuke Irie will look to win his third straight Asian Games title in the 200 back on day 5, but he’ll have to beat red-hot teammate Kosuke Hagino.
After his completion of the Asian Games remained questionable following his absence from the Chinese 4x200m freestyle relay team last night, it seems as though Sun Yang got the rest he needed to come back and win the 400m freestyle final tonight.
Japan’s Kosuke Hagino (right) is entered in 6 individual events at the Asian Games, with shots to medal in all 6.
James Magnussen and the Australians went 1-2-3 at the Commonwealth Games in the 100 free. Can Nathan Adrian and the Americans stop their momentum in the Land Down Under?
The two biggest show stoppers of the day were the Australian sprint due of Cate Campbell and James Magnussen…
Chinese National Swimming Championships continue today in Huangshan. With much of the Chinese National Team absent from the meet the…
China’s Xin Xin has broken a Continental Record in the 800 free with an 8:19. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/THeSwimPictures.com)
Ning Zetao Broke the Asian Record in the 50 free in prelims, but couldn’t match it in the semi-finals on Monday. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
On the fifth day of competition at the 2013 National Games of the People’s Republic of China, or the “Chinese National…
Wu Peng, one of the truly legendary Chinese male swimmers, won the 200 fly at the Asian Games and then stepped off the stage with a final bow. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Two more National Records went down Thursday, and a mega three-man sprint battle was set up for later in the meet. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
China is without several Olympians, including one Olympic medalist, as the National Games rode supreme for some of their top athletes. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Day 7 of 8 at the 2013 Chinese National Championships saw no National Records, but did get a World leader in the men’s 100 fly. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)