The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a Pancontinental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. The Games were regulated by the Asian Games Federation (AGF) from the first Games in New Delhi, India, until the 1978 Games. Since the 1982 Games they have been organized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), after the breakup of the Asian Games Federation. The Games are recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and are described as the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games.
The 18th edition of the Asian Games will be held in Jakarta and Palembang Indonesia from August 18 to September 2, 2018.
All the best swimmers in Asia will compete again each other starting August 20 until August 25, with a total of 38 gold medals up for grab.
The last time Team Philippines won a medal at the Asian Games was in 1998 (13th Asian Games) in Bangkok, Thailand, where swimming legend Raymond Papa took the bronze medal of both 100m and 200m Backstroke events.
Qualifying guidelines will be posted as soon as they are made available.