Yan Zibei captured a new Chinese National Record en route to winning the men’s 100m breaststroke in Singapore.
Day 2 finals of the FINA World Cup stop in Tokyo were highlighted by a pair of historical performances from Vlad Morozov and Ranomi Kromowidjojo.
Dylan Carter broke George Bovell’s 50 back Trinidad & Tobago National Record at day 2 prelims of the FINA World Cup in Tokyo.
Morozov triunfa en la primera jornada de finales en Tokyo, récord del mundo en 100m estilos y récord de la Copa del mundo en 50m libre. Sjostrom se lleva la primera sobre Kromowidjojo. Xu Jiayu, de nuevo récord de China.
Russia’s Morozov nabbed top spots in the 100 IM and 50 free.
Hosszu, Morozov y Kromowidjojo ganaron esta noche en la Copa del mundo de Pekín y continúan lanzados hacia el mundial de Hangzhou.
Michael Chadwick, along with recent TE transplants Jacob Pebley and Lia Neal, got pancakes with me after their first “quality” set of the season and talked me through what each individual workout was like
Team Elite’s Yan Zibei posted a pair of extremely quick breaststroke times today. Zibei won the 100 breast in the 1st session with a 51.45, outpacing runner-up Carsten Vissering (USC) by .37 seconds. Zibei was even faster in the 200 in the 2nd session, posting a 1:51.87 to claim victory by nearly 7 seconds.
Wang Lizhuo broke his own Chinese National Record in the men’s 50 breast final in Budapest.
It’s been a summer loaded with swimming action, from U.S. Nationals to the European Championships to Pan Pacs to Asian Games to Junior Pan Pacs. But through all of it, you won’t see a more exciting relay race than the men’s medley at the 2018 Asian Games.
Watch how the final, closer-than-close race of the 2018 Asian Games unfolded in Jakarta.
Rikako Ikee is after her 8th medal of these Games, leading heats of the 50 free. She’s already won the 100 free, 50 fly, 100 fly, 4×100 free relay and 4×100 medley relay, and took silver in both the mixed medley relay and the 4×200 free relay.
China’s Li Bingjie will be eyeing her second title and fourth medal of the Asian Games in the women’s 400 freestyle on the final day of competition in Jakarta.
Yan Zibei broke both his Chinese and the Asian Games Record in the men’s 50 breast prelims in Jakarta.
Sun Yang is slated to raced the 1500m freestyle on the final day of the 2018 Asian Games.