China's Sun Yang reacts on the podium after winning the gold medal in the men's 800m freestyle final during the swimming competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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Sun Yang won his second gold medal in as many nights at the Asian Games and this time he was rewarded with the raising of a red flag.Sun set an Asian Games record to win the 800-meter freestyle in 7 minutes, 48.36 seconds on Monday, staying on course in his quest for gold medals in every freestyle event from the 200 to the 1,500-meters in Jakarta.The rivalry between China and Japan in the pool is intense, and the countries had seven swimming gold medals apiece after two days.Rikako Ikee led Japan's charge by picking up her second and third gold medals with victories in the women's 50 butterfly in a games record 25.55 seconds and in the 100 freestyle. Japan held on to win the men's 4x200-meter relay in a games record time to cap off the night, holding off Sun's Chinese team and a Singapore quartet led by Joseph Schooling.
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