Sun Yang no tuvo rival en el Campeonato nacional chino, arrasando en las pruebas de estilo libre. Wang Jianjiahe batió el récord asiático de 800 libre con 8:14. Wang Yichun, de 13 años, campeona del 50 mariposa. También brillaron Ye Shiwen, Yan Zibei y Xu Jiayu.
Sun Yang will try to complete his quadruple of gold tomorrow night as he takes on the 1500m free final at Chinese Nationals.
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13-year-olds lead Chinese women, while Qin Haiyang and Xu Jiayu get it done for the men at Chinese Nationals.
The 2012 double IM champion Ye Shiwen found success in tonight’s 200m IM race, taking gold by a large margin. Finishing in a time of 2:09.24, Ye put up her fastest time since Rio to top the podium.
Yan Zibei came within .04 of his own Chinese National Record tonight, but still has tomorrow’s final to make it happen.
Suo Ran was nearly seven-tenths better on breaststroke as the Chinese women broke the Asian Record in the 4×50 medley relay once again.
Women’s 100 freestyle meet record holder Femke Heemskerk of the Netherlands will be competing in that event this morning after throwing down a stupendous split on the Netherlands’ 4×100 relay yesterday.
Fu Yuanhui swam the lead-off leg as the Chinese women lowered the Asian Record in th 4×50 medley relay.
Dutch Olympian Ranomi Kromowidjojo touched out Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom in yet another close World Cup race between the two.
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 won gold in a new Asian Games Record in the women’s 50 fly.
Japan’s Rikako Ikee is the top seed in both the 50 fly and the 100 free on Monday at the 2018 Asian Games.
A Chinese 12-year-old girl, Wang Yichun, already turned heads with a monster 58.44 100 fly, only to make her mark once again with a sub-56 second 100 freestyle at China’s National Games.