In response to her extraordinary year in the pool, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee has been honored as ‘MVP’ by the Japanese Swimming Federation.
Two world records and a pair of #2 swims of all-time highlighted an incredibly fast final session at the FINA World Cup stop in Budapest.
Alia Atkinson was victorious over Yuliya Efimova in the women’s 100 breaststroke on day 2 of the FINA World Cup in Budapest.
Sarah Sjostrom is primed for a big night of finals at the FINA World Cup stop in Budapest.
Katinka Hosszu picked up two wins on the opening night of finals in Budapest.
Blake Pieroni came within .75 of Ryan Lochte’s American Record in the men’s 200m freestyle tonight in Eindhoven.
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After a uncharacteristic 50m freestyle loss on night 1, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom fired back with 2 golds tonight in Eindhoven.
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.
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.
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.
Xu Jiayu broke his own Chinese Record to win gold in the men’s 200 back at the Asian Games in 1:53.99.
Women will race in the 50 breast, 800 free, and 4×100 medley relay, while men will compete in the 50 fly, 100 free, and 200 back on day 5 of the 2018 Asian Games.
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?