18-year-old Rikako Ikee snagged 2 gold medals in a super quick turn around time for the nation of Japan as it holds the most minimal of leads over China in the Asian Games medal table.
Although Kazakhstani Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin is physically in Jakarta, he is missing from the men’s 200m breaststroke start lists for the 2018 Asian Games.
Katsuhiro Matsumoto anchored the Japanese men to gold and a new Games Record in the 800 free relay.
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.
Sun Yang broke the Asian Games Record to win the men’s 800 freestyle in a time of 7:48.36.
Comme prévu, SUN Yang a gagné, facile, le 200 mètres messieurs, première étape d’un triomphe annoncé.
Rikako Ikee will compete in both the 50 fly and 100 free on day 2 of the Asian Games.
Race videos from the men’s 200 free, men’s 200 fly, and women’s 1500 free finals from day 1 of the 2018 Asian Games have found their way onto YouTube.
Japan’s Rikako Ikee is the top seed in both the 50 fly and the 100 free on Monday at the 2018 Asian Games.
Chinese backstroke star Xu Jiayu leads the way into final of the men’s 100 back.
Sun Yang is the defending World and Olympic Champion in the 200 free, but the title of Asian Games champion in the event has eluded him.
Le dossiste chinois FU Yuanhui, championne du monde 2015 sur 50 dos et quatre fois 100 quatre nages, est devenue une vedette dans son pays après sa médaille de bronze olympique sur 100 mètres dos (ex-aequo avec Kylie MASSE).
Teen swimmers Li Bingjie and Wang Jianjiahe, both of China, look to have the 400m, 800m, and 1500m freestyle events locked in Jakarta, but in what order will the two finish?
Got Sun? Re-watch Chinese superstar Sun Yang’s monster 200m free performance that gave him gold in Rio.
Olympic champion Sun Yang is looking to sweep the freestyle events in Jakarta at the 2018 Asian Games.