Asia

17-Year-Old Kim Min-Ju Becomes Korea’s 2nd Fastest 50 Freestyler Ever

17-year-old Kim Min-ju made some magic happen in the women’s 50m freestyle on night 2 of the Asian Age Group Championships in India.

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Kida & Toyoda Claim Japan’s Open Water Titles, Keep Tokyo Hopes Alive

Japan’s Open Water Championships took place over the weekend, with potential Tokyo 2020 qualification berths on the line for the men’s and women’s 10k.

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Uzbekistan’s Mustafin Hits FINA Olympic ‘B’ Cut To Open Asian Age C’ships

The 10th edition of the AASF Asian Age Group Championships kicked off in India today. Vladislav Mustafin of Uzbekistan was among the gold medalists.

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High-Level International Meets For October 2019

Check out the elite international meets headed our way in the month of October, including the first set of International Swimming League (ISL) competitions.

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Kosuke Hagino Misses Out On Japanese National Team For 2019/2020 Season

The Japanese Swimming Federation has revealed its National Team roster for the 2019/2020 season, with two major names missing from the list.

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Shioura Takes Men’s 50 Free Title To Close Out JPN Sports Festival

The 2019 Japan National Sports Festival wrapped up last night with seasoned veteran Shinri Shioura taking away the men’s 50m freestyle title.

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Japan Releases Stiff Qualifying Standards For The 2020 Home Olympic Games

The Japanese Swimming Federation has just released the selection criteria for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games set to be hosted in Tokyo.

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Kosuke Matsui Digs Deep For 21.88 50 Free On JPN Festival Day 2

Kosuke Matsui nailed a new PB in the men’s 50m freestyle, hitting 21.88 for a new meet record on the Niigata men’s 4x50m free relay.

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Sunama Tops Hagino, Ohashi Gets Double Gold On Night 1 Of JPN Sports Festival

World Championships medalist Yui Ohashi walked away with 2 gold medals on just the first day of Japan Sports Festival competition.

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International Swimming League Roster Refresh

With the technical details of the ISL’s inaugural season now disclosed, refresh yourself on each of the eight squads’ stacked rosters.

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Kosuke Hagino Continues Comeback With National Sports Festival

In just his 2nd meet appearance in more than 6 months, Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino is set to compete at this weekend’s National Sports Festival in Japan.

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Backstroke WR-Holder Liu Xiang Wins 50 Free To Close Chinese Nationals

Asian Record holder Liu Xiang came away with the 50 free Chinese title on Thursday to close the 2019 Chinese National Championships.

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12-Year Old Wang Jiayan Wins 1st Chinese National Title; Wang Jianjiahe #6

Wang Jianjiahe continues to be the dominant force at the Chinese Championships, though 12-year old Wang Jiayan stole some spotlight with a 2:10 200 back.

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Ye Shiwen Wins 200 Breaststroke at Chinese National Championships

Ye Shiwen won her 2nd individual event of the Chinese National Championships on Tuesday when she won the women’s 200 meter breaststroke.

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Ishikawa’s 51.1 100 Fly PB Fueled By Rikako Ikee Cheering From Stands

The 2019 Japanese Student Swimming Championships wrapped up on Sunday, but not before a very special guest made an appearance in the stands.

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