Another day, another Japanese national record for 17-year-old Rikako Ikee.
Kosuke Hagino, Rikako Ikee, Daiya Seto & Nao Horomura produced some of Japan’s fastest performances ever tonight.
17-year-old Rikako Ikee produced a 24.21 50m freestyle stunner tonight in Tokyo.
The men’s 200m breaststroke event at the 2018 Japan Swim has reigning world record holder Ippei Watanabe among its competitors.
See how Rikako Ikee’s 56.38 100m butterfly unfolded in Tokyo.
Reona Aoki clocked a winning 100m breaststroke time of 1:05.90 to move onto the world rankings throne.
Yasuhiro Koseki got the job done again in breaststroke in Tokyo, winning the 50m in a new national record.
Olympic medalist Daiya Seto was in the Tokyo water twice this morning, earning return swims in the men’s 200m IM and 200m fly at the 2018 Japan Swim.
Ryosuke Irie now sits as the 2nd fastest 100m backstroker in the world right now.
There is a battle brewing among the teen titans Rikako Ikee of Japan and Penny Oleksiak of Canada, aimed at coming to a head at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Kengo Ida clocked a new JPN national record in the men’s 50 fly tonight.
Japan’s mega star Kosuke Hagino dropped the 200 free unexpectedly at the Japan Swim, the meet which qualifies swimmers for the Pan Pacific Games.
Yasuhiro Koseki is making the most of his time back after a suspension for a team altercation, racing to within .06 of the Japanese 100m breast national record.
Teen Rikako Ikee is at it again, firing off the world’s fastest 100m butterfly time this season en route to lowering her own Japanese national record.
Kicking things off in fast fashion in Tokyo, 2012 Olympic medalist Satomi Suzuki fired off a new 50m breaststroke national record at the Japan Swim prelims.