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2018 Asian Games Day 5 Preview: Irie Has One Last Shot At Xu Jiayu

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?

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China Cracks Asian Record In Mixed 400 Medley Relay – 3:40.45

Xu Jiayu’s scintillating 52.30 backstroke lead-off was key as China broke the Asian Record in the mixed 400 medley relay.

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Jeux Asiatiques jour 2 : les ors de Rikako Ikee, ou un plus deux font trois

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…

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2018 Asian Games: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

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.

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Jeux Asiatiques jour 1 : d’entrée un désaccord Sino-Japonais

Comme prévu, SUN Yang a gagné, facile, le 200 mètres messieurs, première étape d’un triomphe annoncé.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Rikako Ikee will compete in both the 50 fly and 100 free on day 2 of the Asian Games.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Chinese backstroke star Xu Jiayu leads the way into final of the men’s 100 back.

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Xu Ties Irie’s Meet Record to Break Japan’s Stranglehold on 100 Back

Xu Jiayu tied Ryosuke Irie’s record in the 100 back,

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Sun Yang Qualifies 1st in Pursuit of First 200 Free Asian Games Gold

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.

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A Djakarta, la natation des Jeux Asiatiques se résumera en un classique duel Sino-Japonais

La rencontre est celle de deux styles, de deux histoires, de deux conceptions de la natation.

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Sun Yang Guns For 200-1500 Free Sweep At Asian Games

Olympic champion Sun Yang is looking to sweep the freestyle events in Jakarta at the 2018 Asian Games.

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Ryan Murphy Hits 51.9, Breaks Pan Pac Meet Record In 100 Back

Ryan Murphy broke his own Pan Pac meet record to win the men’s 100 back in 51.94.

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2018 Pan Pacs Previews: US/Brazil Battle Highlights Men’s Relays

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.

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Americans Now Own World Records in All Four Olympic Backstroke Events

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.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 76% Betting On American Legacy in Men’s 100 Back

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.

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