Satomi Suzuki Lowers Games Record Again With 50 Breast Gold

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Japan’s Satomi Suzuki lowered the Games Record again in the 50 breast to win the gold medal at 30.83, lowering it from a 31.02 she set in the heats. Suzuki won her second gold medal of the meet after earlier winning the 100 breast. Suzuki successfully defended her title she won in 2014 as the 27-year-old won Japan’s second gold medal in the event.

Singapore’s Roanne Ho finished with the silver medal at 31.23 from lane seven. The 50 breast has only been contested since 2006 at the Asian Games and only Japan and China have won medals. This is Singapore’s first medal ever for this event.

China’s Feng Junyang (31.24) finished with the bronze medal.

China’s Suo Ran (31.42), Malaysia’s Jinq En Phee (31.64), Taipei’s Lin Peiwun (31.72), Kazakhstan’s Adelaida Pchelintseva (31.94) and Japan’s Miho Teramura (DQ) also competed in the final.

  1. Satomi Suzuki, JPN, 30.83, Games Record
  2. Roanne Ho, SGP, 31.23
  3. Feng Junyang, CHN, 31.24
  4. Suo Ran, CHN, 31.42
  5. Jinq En Phee, MAS, 31.64
  6. Lin Peiwun, TPE, 31.72
  7. Adelaida Pchelintseva, KAZ, 31.94
  8. Miho Teramura, JPN, DQ