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?
Xu Jiayu’s scintillating 52.30 backstroke lead-off was key as China broke the Asian Record in the mixed 400 medley relay.
Ikee devait devancer les Chinoises d’abord sur 50 papillon, ensuite sur 100 libre, et s’est parfaitement accomplie de sa tâche. Après l’or du relais quatre fois 100m, la voici qui triple la mise…
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.
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.
Chinese backstroke star Xu Jiayu leads the way into final of the men’s 100 back.
Xu Jiayu tied Ryosuke Irie’s record in the 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.
La rencontre est celle de deux styles, de deux histoires, de deux conceptions de la natation.
Olympic champion Sun Yang is looking to sweep the freestyle events in Jakarta at the 2018 Asian Games.
Ryan Murphy broke his own Pan Pac meet record to win the men’s 100 back in 51.94.
The Americans should battle Brazil for the men’s 4×100 free relay gold… but we don’t know who will be on the American team. Even the status of 2017 World champ Caeleb Dressel (pictured) is in the wind.
With Kathleen Baker’s new World Record in the 100 meter backstroke tonight at the 2018 U.S. National Championships in Irvine, CA, American men and women now own the world records in all four Olympic backstroke events.
More than three-quarters of voters expressed confidence that the Americans would keep their historic levels of dominance in the men’s 100 backstroke, with no other country getting more than 11% of the total votes.