24-year-old Yuya Hinomoto fired off the fastest 100 breaststroke of his career, hitting 55.77 as the #5 performer all-time in the event.
We have a week until the next FINA World Cup stop happening in Doha but we’re already looking at the intense battles which lay ahead.
There are just over 1,000 days until the Paris 2024 Olympic Games but we’re already examining the men’s sprint freestyle talent that awaits.
Former 200 breaststroke WR holder Ippei Watanabe has been quiet since missing out on the Olympic squad but he’s set to race in his native Japan this weekend.
Japan’s Yuki Kobori, medalist at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, has announced his retirement from swimming at the age of 27.
18-year-old Hwang Sunwoo just clocked another South Korean national record, producing a time of 1:58.04 in just his 2nd 200 IM swim ever.
The final day of the 2021 Japan Student Swimming Championships wrapped up on Sunday, with Olympians Tomoru Honda and Shoma Sato among those back in the water.
In what was a busy week for the global anti-doping authority, WADA has suspended and sanctioned three Asian nations’ status, including 2036 Olympic bidder Indonesia (above).
Day 3 of the 97th Japan Student Swimming Championships brought the heat in the men’s 100m fly, courtesy of Daiki Tanaka.
Tomoru Honda and teammate Daiki Tanaka each posted a 200m fly time that would have finished among the top 4 at the 2020 Olympic Games.
21-year-old leukemia survivor Rikako Ikee got started here on night 1 at the Tatsumi International Swimming Center, taking 50m free gold.
The Japan Student Swimming Championships are set to get underway this week, with Olympians ready to represent their schools in pursuit of the team trophy.
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