Japanese Worlds Qualifiers Through End of Japanese C’ships


The 2019 Japanese Swimming Championships wrapped up tonight in Tokyo, with 3 more events seeing World Championships qualifying times. Swimmers will still have one more chance to make the grade with next month’s Japan Open Swim.

We’ll publish the initial roster announced by the Japanese Swimming Federation shortly, knowing it should be expanded after next month.

Japanese Swimmers Hitting QT’s:

Individual Events:

  • Yui Ohashi – women’s 200m IM 2:09.27, women’s 400m IM 4:33.02
  • Rika Omoto – women’s 200m IM 2:09.91
  • Katsuhiro Matsumoto – men’s 200m free 1:45.63
  • Daiya Seto – men’s 200 fly 1:54.44, men’s 200m IM 1:56.69, men’s 400m IM 4:09.98
  • Ryosuke Irie – men’s 200m back 1:55.79
  • Keita Sunama – men’s 200m back 1:56.06
  • Ippei Watanabe – men’s 200m breast 2:07.02
  • Kazuki Kohinata – men’s 200m breast 2:08.96
  • Naoki Mizunuma – men’s 100m fly 51.43
  • Suzuka Hasegawa – women’s 200m fly 2:07.44


  • Yasuhiro Koseki – medley
  • Hiroko Makino – medley
  • Ryosuke Irie – medley
  • Misaki Sekiguchi – medley
  • Natsumi Sakai – medley
  • Naoki Mizunuma – medley
  • Rio Shirai– 4×200 free
  • Chihiro Igarashi -4x200m free
  • Tomomi Aoki – 4x200m free
  • Nagisa Imemoto – 4x200m free
  • Katsumi Namakura – 4x100m free
  • Shinri Shioura – 4x100m free
  • Katsuhiro Matsumoto – 4x100m free
  • Kaiya Seki – 4x100m free

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1 year ago

You forgot Hasegawa on the women’s 200 fly. OTOH, Koseki did not hit the QT on the 50 breast

Reply to  Bachstelze
1 year ago

Also, Kohinata’s time on the 200 beast was 2:08.57. 2:08.96 was Koseki’s time for 3rd.

Reply to  Bachstelze
1 year ago

And about relays, Sekiguchi is not in the women’s medley relay (she did 1:07.70 on the 100 breast; the QT was 1:07.43). The men’s medley relay is complete however; it has Nakamura on the free.

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