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Watanabe, Irie & Sunama Added To JPN Worlds Roster Through Day 6

Check out who has cleared the stiff JPN qualifying times for this summer’s World Championships through day 6 of the Japanese Swimming Championships.

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Ryosuke Irie Earns 12th 200 Back National Title En Route To Gwangju

The timeless Ryosuke Irie collected his 12th national title in the men’s 200m back to qualify for this summer’s World Championships.

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WR Holder Watanabe Fires Off 4th Fastest 200 Breast Ever

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.

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Shioura Thows Down 21.67 Asian Record On Penultimate Night In Tokyo

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.

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Updated List Of Japanese Worlds Qualifiers Through Day 5

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.

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Seto Scores 1:56 2IM, Hasegawa Tops Oashi In 200 Fly

Daiya Seto continues to produce stellar results here in Tokyo, earning his 2nd World Championships bid by winning the 200m IM.

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Ögretir Lowers His 200BR National Record On Day 3 Of Turkish Nationals

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.

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Daiya Seto Adds Name To Slim List Of JPN Qualifiers For Gwangju

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.

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Japan Day 4: Seto Secures 2Fly For Worlds, 15 Men Under 50 In 1Free

Daiya Seto hits 200 fly qualifying mark for World Championships, while several other swimmers are in the hunt for their own events.

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Sudem Denizli Downs 200BK NAG On Day 2 Of Turkish Nationals

14-year-old Sudem Denizli obliterated the Turkish Age Group record with her national-title earning time of 2:13.53.

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15 Y/O Böcekler Re-Breaks 800 Free NR On Day 1 Of Turkish Nationals

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.

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Matsumoto Adds Name To JPN Qualifiers For Gwangju

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.

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Matsumoto Tops 2019 2Free World Rankings, Irie Just Misses QT

Katsuhiro Matsumoto clocked a big-time 1:45.63 to take over the top 200m free time of 2019.

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Desirae Mangoang Breaks Philippines Records at Indy Sectionals

The 16-year old Mangaoang trains in the US but represents the Philippines internationally.

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Ohashi Remains Sole Definitive Worlds Qualifier Through Day 2 In JPN

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.

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