Check out who has cleared the stiff JPN qualifying times for this summer’s World Championships through day 6 of the Japanese Swimming Championships.
The timeless Ryosuke Irie collected his 12th national title in the men’s 200m back to qualify for this summer’s World Championships.
Coming within half a second of his own 2:06.67 World Record in the men’s 200m breast tonight in Tokyo was Ippei Watanabe.
After having missed individual qualification in the men’s 100m freestyle earlier here in Tokyo, Shinri Shioura came back with a vengeance in the men’s 50m freestyle event, knocking down the Asian Continental and Japanese National Record in tonight’s semi-finals.
Through 5 days of the Japanese Championships, we’ve seen just 5 individual qualifiers, speaking to the stiffness of the nation’s minimum selection times.
Daiya Seto continues to produce stellar results here in Tokyo, earning his 2nd World Championships bid by winning the 200m IM.
Berkay Ömer Ögretir rewrote his own Turkish National Record in the 200 breast – posting a 2:11.09 – on the third day of the Turkish National Team Selection Meet.
Daiya Seto, world record holder in the SCM 200 fly, got his hand on the wall first in his signature event to earn his 2fly spot for this summer’s World Championships.
Daiya Seto hits 200 fly qualifying mark for World Championships, while several other swimmers are in the hunt for their own events.
14-year-old Sudem Denizli obliterated the Turkish Age Group record with her national-title earning time of 2:13.53.
15-year-old Beril Böcekler broke her previous Turkish National Record in the 800 free on the first day of the 2019 Turkish National Team Selection Meet.
There were some hits and misses on day 3 of the 2019 Japanese Swimming Championships, the primary meet for swimmers to qualify for this summer’s World Championships.
Katsuhiro Matsumoto clocked a big-time 1:45.63 to take over the top 200m free time of 2019.
The 16-year old Mangaoang trains in the US but represents the Philippines internationally.
IM queen Yui Ohashi solidified herself as the sole individual swimmer to have qualified to represent Japan this summer at the 2019 World Championships through day 2.