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2018 Japan Swim: Ikee Lowers Own 100 Free National Record

Another day, another Japanese national record for 17-year-old Rikako Ikee.

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Japan Swim Day 4: Hagino & Seto W/ 1:56 IMs, Horomura 1:53.7 2Fly

Kosuke Hagino, Rikako Ikee, Daiya Seto & Nao Horomura produced some of Japan’s fastest performances ever tonight.

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Rikako Ikee Clocks Yet Another JPN Nat Record – 24.21 50 Free (Video)

17-year-old Rikako Ikee produced a 24.21 50m freestyle stunner tonight in Tokyo.

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2018 Japan Swim Day 4 Prelims: Ippei Watanabe On The Move

The men’s 200m breaststroke event at the 2018 Japan Swim has reigning world record holder Ippei Watanabe among its competitors.

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Watch Rikako Ikee’s 56.38 100 Butterfly From Tokyo

See how Rikako Ikee’s 56.38 100m butterfly unfolded in Tokyo.

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2018 Japan Swim: Reona Aoki Clocks New World #1 100 Breast

Reona Aoki clocked a winning 100m breaststroke time of 1:05.90 to move onto the world rankings throne.

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Koseki Continues Post-Suspension Comeback With 50 Breast NR

Yasuhiro Koseki got the job done again in breaststroke in Tokyo, winning the 50m in a new national record.

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2018 Japan Swim Day 3 Prelims: Seto Pulls 2IM/2Fly Double

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.

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2018 Japan Swim: Ageless Ryosuke Irie Rocks World Rankings

Ryosuke Irie now sits as the 2nd fastest 100m backstroker in the world right now.

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Rikako Ikee Lowers 1Fly NR Again, Moves Ahead of Oleksiak In Best Ever

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.

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2018 Japan Swim: Kengo Ida Fires Off New 50 Fly National Mark

Kengo Ida clocked a new JPN national record in the men’s 50 fly tonight.

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2018 Japan Swim: Hagino Bows Out of Men’s 200 Free

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.

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2018 Japan Swim Day 1 Finals: Koseki Back From Suspension With A 58

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.

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17-Year-Old Rikako Ikee Takes World’s #1 100 Fly Ranking With New NR

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.

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2018 Japan Swim Day 1 Prelims: Suzuki Scores 50 Breast NR

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.

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