Rikako Ikee, just 18 years old, became the first woman ever to be awarded MVP of the Asian Games.
SUN Yang s’est emparé des titres du 200, 400, 800, et 1500 nage libre à Djakarta.
18-year-old Rikako Ikee was a primary contributor to Japan’s overall victory over China at this year’s Asian Games, a feat it hasn’t accomplished in 20 years.
Les monopolistes complètent leurs empires : Sun Yang et Wang Jianjahe sur le demi-fond, Yasuhiro Koseki en brasse et Rikako Ikee sur 50 libre
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.
Rikako Ikee won her sixth gold and eighth medal total in the 50 free on the final night of the Asian Games, setting another meet record.
La nouvelle coqueluche du demi-fond chinois, c’est Wang Jianjiahe.
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.
The penultimate day of the 2018 Asian Games wraps up tonight with six medal events. China’s Xu Jiayu seeks a backstroke sweep for 2018, sitting second in the 200 back after winning the 50 and 100 earlier on. Meanwhile, Chinese teammates Li Bingjie (who won the 200 free) and Wang Jianjiahe (who won the 1500) will meet in the 800 free, clashing for gold.
Sun Yang is slated to raced the 1500m freestyle on the final day of the 2018 Asian Games.
Rikako Ikee had another 55-second fly leg as Japan broke the Asian Games and Japanese National Records in the women’s 400 medley relay.
Joseph SCHOOLING a gagné le 100 papillon, l’épreuve qu’il avait dominée au Brésil.
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.
Almost two-thirds of respondents picked Cate Campbell’s 50.93 as the best relay split of last week, beating the combined totals of Townley Haas’s 1:43.78, Yulia Efimova’s 1:03.95 and Rikako Ikee’s 55.48.
Xu Jiayu’s scintillating 52.30 backstroke lead-off was key as China broke the Asian Record in the mixed 400 medley relay.