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Japan Open Day 2: Yui Ohashi Crushes Another 4:33 400 IM

Yui Ohashi rocked another world-class 400m IM to notch the only World Championships qualifying time on day 2 of the 2019 Japan Open.

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200 Fly World Record Holder Daiya Seto Hits 59.79 100 Breast PB

While competing on night 1 of the 2019 Japan Open, reigning SCM 200 fly World Record holder Daiya Seto threw down an eye-catching performance in the men’s 100m breaststroke.

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Japan Open: Aoki & Koseki Earn World C’ships Qualification In 100 Breast

Yasuhiro Koseki clinched a World Championships qualifying time in the men’s 100m breaststroke, but reigning SCM 200 fly World Record holder Daiya Seto wasn’t far behind.

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Japan’s World C’ships Roster Grows After Just 1 Day Of Japan Open

Reona Aoki moved into the #4 slot among the women’s 100m breast world rankings, clinching a spot on Japan’s World Championships roster in the process.

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Schooling Snaps Milak In Men’s 50 Fly Heats At Japan Open

Joseph Schooling made two finals for night 1 of the 2019 Japan Open, whereas his fly rival Kristof Milak of Hungary wasn’t as fortunate.

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2019 Japan Open: Start Lists & Meet Preview

Yui Ohashi will be back at it this week, competing at the Japan Open, the final qualifier for this summer’s World Championships.

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Milak, Schooling & Seto Set To Battle In Fly Events At Japan Open This Week

Three of the world’s best male butterfliers are about to take flight in Tokyo, as Japan’s Daiya Seto, Singapore’s Joseph Schooling and Hungary’s Kristof Milak are all set to swim at the Japan Open this week.

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Kosuke Hagino Absent From Final World C’ships Qualifying Opportunity

It’s not an outright surprise, but still notable that Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino is indeed missing from the Japan Open start lists.

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High-Level International Meets For June 2019

Kyle Chalmers will be racing in the month of June, vying for a spot on Australia’s World Championships roster.

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North Korean Athletes Remain Unregistered for 2019 FINA World Championships

With only 50 days remaining until the start of the 18th FINA World Championships, the hesitation of the DPRK also now throws into question future sporting events North and South Korea have stated they will unify for, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and the 2032 Olympic Games, which the two countries once expressed interest in launching a joint bid to host.

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Kubova, Seemonova & Micka Will Lead Czech Republic At World C’ships

19-year-old Barbora Seemanova will represent Czech Republic this summer at the 2019 FINA World Championships.

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Photos & Quotes From 2019 Korean Trials: Kim Seoyeong Is Gunning For A Medal

Catch some sights and sounds from the 2019 Korean Trials that just wrapped up at Gimcheon Swimming Pool.

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Korean World Championships Finalist An Sehyeon Misses Gwangju Qualification

Korean medal hopeful An Sehyeon missed qualifying for this summer’s World Championships in both the 100m and 200m fly events, although her nation’s official roster for Gwangju won’t be released until next week.

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ISL Reveals Inaugural Competition Calendar, Venues

The International Swimming League has finally revealed its meet calendar, including dates and locations, for its highly anticipated inaugural season.

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Phelps & Schooling Share Stage: “Jo Will Be Fine” In Tokyo

The GOAT and the man who beat him both appeared on the same stage, as 28-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps and Singaporean 100m fly champion from Rio Joseph Schooling took part in a global event last week.

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