Take a look at how the Asian Games made a dent in the 2018 world rankings.
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.
Joseph Schooling will look to defend his 100 fly title on day 4 of the Asian Games in Jakarta.
Among the swimmers to watch is Japanese IM star Yui Ohashi, who leads the way in the 400 IM.
2016 Olympic gold medalist in the men’s 200m breaststroke, Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan, withdrew from the event in Jakarta, but aims to race the 50m and 100m.
World record holder Ippei Watanabe will swim the men’s 200 breast on day 3 of the Asian Games.
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.
Get ready for the 2018 Asian Games by re-living Ippei Watanabe’s 200m breast world record from 2017.
The battle for male International Junior Swimmer of the Year was a toss-up coming into December.
At China’s National Games this week, Qin Haiyang broke his own world junior and Chinese national records in the 200 breast, dropping all the way down to a 2:07.35.
Wang Shun followed up his 400m IM victory in Tianjin with a 200m IM win on night 6, while Ning Zetao established himself as the top seed in the men’s 50m freestyle heading into tomorrow night’s final.
2015 World Champion Ning Zetao showed his speed tonight, claiming gold in the men’s 100m freestyle with the only sub-48 second mark of the field.
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