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.
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.
12-year-old Want Yichun of China may have just produced the fastest 100m butterfly ever for a female swimmer her age.