2017 Japanese Nationals

Teen Rikako Ikee Becomes First Japanese Woman To Win 5 National Titles

16-year-old Rikako Ikee claimed 5 national titles in Nagoya, a feat no other Japanese woman has accomplished.

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Koseki Swims 4th-Fastest 200 Breast in History to Upend Watanabe

JAPAN SWIM 2017 (JAPANESE NATIONALS) Thursday, April 13th – Sunday, April 16th, 2017 NGK Arena, Nagoya, Japan Qualification Meet for…

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Japan’s Nao Horomura Rattles WJR With 1:55.37 in 200 Fly

In a banner morning for young butterflyers in Japan, both 200 fly junior world records went under assault on Saturday of Japanese nationals. Nao Horomura very nearly broke the men’s record with a 1:55.37.

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Hasegawa Breaks Jr WR In 200 Fly With World-Leading 2:06.29

In a banner morning for young butterflyers in Japan, both 200 fly junior world records fell on Saturday of Japanese nationals. Suzaka Hasegawa broke the women’s record with a 2:06.29.

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2017 Japanese Nats: Hagino Doubles, Junior World Records Fall on Day 3

Junior World Records toppled on day 3 of the Japan Swim 2017, as the marks were taken down in the men’s and women’s 200 fly.

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Previews & Recaps

Teen Rikako Ikee Becomes First Japanese Woman To Win 5 National Titles

16-year-old Rikako Ikee claimed 5 national titles in Nagoya, a feat no other Japanese woman has accomplished.

2017 Japanese Nats: Hagino Doubles, Junior World Records Fall on Day 3

Junior World Records toppled on day 3 of the Japan Swim 2017, as the marks were taken down in the men’s and women’s 200 fly.

Ohhashi Nails JPN National Record And New #1 400 IM: 4:31.42

Yui Ohhashi now sits atop the world rankings throne in the 400m IM, clocking a time that would have won bronze in Rio.

Teenager Ikee Leads Japan With 2 World C’ships Qualifying Times

16-year-old Rikako Ikee notched a new national record while topping the women’s 50m butterfly gold in Nagoya tonight.

3 National Records Fall On Day 2 Of 2017 Japan Swim

Yashuhiro Koseki notched his 2nd victory at the 2017 Japan Swim, earning a 50m breaststroke national record in the process.

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Koseki Swims 4th-Fastest 200 Breast in History to Upend Watanabe

JAPAN SWIM 2017 (JAPANESE NATIONALS) Thursday, April 13th – Sunday, April 16th, 2017 NGK Arena, Nagoya, Japan Qualification Meet for…

Japan’s Nao Horomura Rattles WJR With 1:55.37 in 200 Fly

In a banner morning for young butterflyers in Japan, both 200 fly junior world records went under assault on Saturday of Japanese nationals. Nao Horomura very nearly broke the men’s record with a 1:55.37.

Hasegawa Breaks Jr WR In 200 Fly With World-Leading 2:06.29

In a banner morning for young butterflyers in Japan, both 200 fly junior world records fell on Saturday of Japanese nationals. Suzaka Hasegawa broke the women’s record with a 2:06.29.

Olympic Champion Kosuke Hagino Reportedly Signs Deal With Nike

Kosuke Hagino has reportedly signed his 2nd sponsorship deal since turning pro last month.

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