While competing on day 2 of the Sette Colli Trophy, Sajan Prakash nabbed a FINA ‘A’ cut in the men’s 200m butterfly event.
Daiya Seto’s former coach, Takayuki Umehara, has been elected chairman of the swimming committee within the Japanese Swimming Federation (JASF).
Page lowered the 1500 free record while racing in Mission Viejo and Nataraj took out the 100 backstroke at the Settecolli trophy in Rome.
Japans’s dynamic Daiya Seto remains one of the best swimmers on the planet with a unique training plan heading into ahome-based Games.
Ekaterina Avramova came within .19 of her own National Record in the 100 back final. She then time-trialed the event and broke her record from 2016 by .04.
Multi-Olympic medalist Sun Yang of China may be out of this year’s Games in Tokyo but the man is already eyeing Paris in 2024.
Tokyo organizers are making final preparations, including announcing the decision this week to ban alcohol sales at venues during the Games.
Messages, raised fists, kneeling and advocating against police violence are among the things approved for protest by the USOPC in Tokyo.
Chinese Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang will not be in Tokyo to defend his 200m free title despite his ban having been reduced from eight to four years.
In Setubal, Portugal yesterday, Chantal Liew became the first Singaporean Open Water swimmer ever to qualify for the Olympic Games.
24-year-old Ian Ho became the first man from his nation of Hong Kong to ever get under the 22-second threshold in the 50m freestyle.
23-year-old Siobhan Haughey brought down the house with a super quick new national record in the women’s 100m free, hitting 52.92.
Athletes and officials will face potential disciplinary action if they break some of the IOC’s implemented COVID-19 protocols in Tokyo.
The latest wave of coronavirus cases in Japan is subsiding, data shows. The country’s 7 day average for daily new…