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Daiya Seto Vacates JPN Olympic Team Captain Post Over Affair

In a potential blow to the morale of Japanese Olympic swimming, World champion and Olympic medalist Daiya Seto has vacated his post as team captain. 

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Both Zhang & Xu Dial It Back On Day 5 Finals Of Chinese C’ships

It appears the heats session is where it’s at for these 2020 Chinese Championships, as the meet’s most eye-popping performances have transpired there.

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Artistic Swimming Medalist Kotani Named New Tokyo 2020 Sports Director

Japanese Olympic medalist Mikako Kotani has been named the new Sports Director of the 2020 Olympic Games organizing committee.

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Watch Zhang Yufei’s History-Making 55.62 100 Fly

Watch how Zhang Yufei cranked out a monumental time of 55.62 in the prelims of the 100m butterfly while competing at the 2020 Chinese Swimming Championships.

Zhang Yufei Fires Off 55.62 100 Fly Asian Record, #2 All-Time Performer

Zhang Yufei is making big things happen at the Chinese Swimming Championships, including coming within striking distance of the women’s 100m fly World Record.

Xu Jiayu Cranks Out 52.37 100 Back For Top Seed At Chinese C’ships

Xu Jiayu hit a morning 100m back time here at the Chinese Swimming Championships that would have taken gold at Worlds last year.

Ikee, Hasegawa & Sato Ready For JPN Student Swimming C’ships

Suzuka Hasegawa threw down a massive 200m fly time last weekend and is set to compete at the Japan Student Championships.

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Watch Zhang Yufei’s Groundbreaking 52.90 100 Freestyle

Watch Zhang Yufei become China’s first-ever female swimmer to get under the 53-second threshold in the 100m freestyle event.

China’s Pre-Competition Fitness Tests Reportedly Here To Stay

If you’ve been following the 2020 Chinese Swimming Championships, then you know there has been some controversy regarding the pre-competition fitness tests.

China’s Yan Zibei Hits 58.73 100 Breast Prelim Swim

Taking the men’s 100m breast top seed with ease at the Chinese Swimming Championships, 24-year-old Yan Zibei crushed a time of 58.73

Zhang Yufei Becomes China’s First Woman 100 Freestyler Under 53 Seconds

At the 2020 Chinese National Championships, 22-year-old Zhang Yufei became the nation’s first-ever woman 100m freestyle runder 53 seconds.

Wang Jianjiahe Hits 1500 Free Chinese & Asian Records

18-year-old Wang Jianjiahe slammed down a new national and Asian continental record in the 1500m free on day 2 of the 2020 Chinese Swimming Championships.

Xu Jiayu Rips 1:55.26 200 Back At Chinese C’ships

World champion Xu Jiayu produced a world-class 1:55.26 200m backstroke time on day 1 of the Chinese Swimming Championships.

Yu Hexin Clocks 50 Free National Record But Denied Final Swim

China’s Yu Hexin clocked a new national record in the men’s 50m freestyle this morning but hit a snag when lining up for the final session.

Chun Kong Mak Crosses the English Channel After Overcoming COVID-19

Hong Kong native Chun Kong Mak has successfully completed the 21-mile swim across the English Channel after recovering from coronavirus.