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.
Kim Seoyeong won the women’s 200 IM in a new Korean and Asian Games Record of 2:08.34.
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.
Among the swimmers to watch is Japanese IM star Yui Ohashi, who leads the way in the 400 IM.
World record holder Ippei Watanabe will swim the men’s 200 breast on day 3 of the Asian Games.
Sun Yang fired off a super quick 3:41.94 to take gold in his first event of the 2017 National Games of China.
Sun, the 1500 free World Record holder, clocked in at 15:04.15. That’s well off his record time of 14:31.02, but still good enough to win by almost 4 seconds
While swimmers like Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte continue to add to their Olympic medal career totals, the Rio Olympic Games serve as a first chance for many young swimmers to represent their respective nations on the Olympic stage.
Wang Zhou and Zhou Min both took gold in the 200 IM on the final day of the 2016 Chinese Summer Championships…
Ye Shiwen bounced back to win the 200 IM on Wednesday at the Chinese Olympic Trials after placing just 7th in the 400 IM.
China’s Ye Shiwen was seen huddled on deck with severe stomach cramps after a time 22-seconds slower than her World Record.
Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes registered a new meet record in the women’s 200m IM. The yet-to-be-ratified WJR of Zhou Min from 2014 is still faster, however.
Coming into this week’s Chinese Spring National Championships, there were some question-marks about where Sun Yang’s conditioning would be after…
Ye Shiwen won the women’s 400 IM with a new world leading time, two seconds faster than anyone else in the world this year, at the Chinese Spring National Championships.
The two biggest show stoppers of the day were the Australian sprint due of Cate Campbell and James Magnussen…