Japan’s Masato Sakai missed Olympic gold by just .04 behind America’s Michael Phelps in Rio and he has now narrowly missed making his nation’s Pan Pacific Championships squad.
Joseph Schooling is putting an emphasis on relays this time around at the Asian Games set for August.
Japan has revealed its roster for this year’s Junior Pan Pacific Championships.
You may want to take a look at this report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) before taking your next hotel pool dive.
Japan will try to turn the medal tables on China come the 2018 Asian Games in August.
National record holders and world-ranked Rikako Ikee, Kosuke Hagino, Daiya Seto and Katsumi Nakamura are among the Japanese Pan Pacific Championships swimmers selected.
Look out for Kyle Chalmers, Mack Horton and others to fire off some speedy times at the Pan Pac Trials coming up in early July.
Brianna Throssell was named West Australia’s ‘Swimmer of the Year’ for the third time in her young career.
Rikako Ikee racked up her 5th individual win, while Ippei Watanabe crushe a top 5 200m breast time.
Duncan Scott took the men’s 50m fly in Glasgow on the last day of the Glasgow International Swim Meet.
Scottish Olympian Hannah Miley took on a monster schedule at the 2018 Glasgow Int’l Meet, including the 400m IM in which she topped Commonwealth rival Aimee Willmott.
Teen Rikako Ikee continues to show her Tokyo 2020 promise, while Kosuke Hagino gets his first win of the meet at the 2018 Japan Open.
Edinburgh’s Tain Bruce topped the women’s 100m fly podium tonight in Glasgow, as another trio swept the women’s 50m free.
Yesterday’s standouts Rikako Ikee and Daiya Seto were back in the pool today, as was Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino on day 2 of the 2018 Japan Swim.
Jerry Olszewski, who left New Zealand’s national swimming program staff after just a year, will now head up Fullerton College.