Typically an IMer and 200 butterflyer, Japan’s Daiya Seto has made it known he plans to tackle the 100m butterfly over the next year.
It’s been a banner week for the Chinese Paralympic swim team, which leads the medal tables by a wide margin in Rio. Tuesday may have been the highest point yet, with 4 of 5 total world records in the finals session set by Chinese athletes.
Chinese Olympic champion Sun Yang already looks ahead to Tokyo 2020.
“The races I won a medal in all mean something,” says Japanese national team mainstay Takeshi Matsuda when reflecting on his long career.
Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee continues to make her mark on the Japanese and World Junior Record history books.
NCAA President Mark Emmert suggested that schools may consider changing rules that allow college athletes to receive Olympic medal bonuses after Joseph Schooling won upwards of $750,000 in Rio.
China has earned 4 golds and 11 total medals in the pool just one day into the 2016 Paralympics, building a big lead to try to defend its 2012 Paralympic medal table crown.
Japanese IM specialists Kosuke Hagino (center) and Daiya Seto (right) are headed toward a very Phelps/Lochte-esque showdown in Tokyo 2020.
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Chad Le Clos won the men’s 100 fly in 49.01, about 6 tenths shy of his own World Record. The South African then returned to the pool a few events later to give points leader Vlad Morozov a run for his money in the 50 free.
Danish sprinter Jeanette Ottesen matched her day 1 success from the previous meet in Berlin, pulling in double gold today. Ottesen upstaged the field with a 55.80 in the 100 fly before cracking 24 seconds to win the 50 free in 23.96.
Check out the record-breaking action here, where we’ve included all of the race videos from the Berlin stop of the 2016 FINA World Cup that have been uploaded to FINA’s YouTube channel.
Mainstay 200m butterfly racer Takeshi Matsuda, 32, has announced he will be retiring after competing one last time.
In the wake of a scandal involving the alleged installation of hidden cameras in a women’s locker room, South Korea’s National Swimming Team Manager has reportedly resigned.
The Russian Paralympic Committee reportedly announced that the ban on Russian athletes at the Paralympic Games had been extended to the 2018 Winter Paralympics, but the IPC denies the claim.
Tokyo 2020 organizers are using technology to keep tabs on the heat index throughout the city.
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