Swim­mer Ikee Chas­ing Asian Games Record

Calgary Herald - - SPORTS -

Rikako Ikee is turn­ing Jakarta’s Asian Games pool into her own golden pond. Every time she dives into the wa­ter, she comes out with an­other medal. The 18-year-old did it again Thurs­day, swim­ming the but­ter­fly leg for the Ja­panese team that won the women’s 4x100-me­tre med­ley re­lay. The vic­tory gave her a fifth gold and her sev­enth medal in Jakarta. Only North Korean shooter So Gin Man has tal­lied more at one Asian Games, win­ning eight medals, in­clud­ing seven gold, at the 1982 Asian Games. Ikee has one more race.

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