Japan has revealed its roster for this year’s Junior Pan Pacific Championships.
Japan will try to turn the medal tables on China come the 2018 Asian Games in August.
National record holders and world-ranked Rikako Ikee, Kosuke Hagino, Daiya Seto and Katsumi Nakamura are among the Japanese Pan Pacific Championships swimmers selected.
Look out for Kyle Chalmers, Mack Horton and others to fire off some speedy times at the Pan Pac Trials coming up in early July.
Rikako Ikee racked up her 5th individual win, while Ippei Watanabe crushe a top 5 200m breast time.
Teen Rikako Ikee continues to show her Tokyo 2020 promise, while Kosuke Hagino gets his first win of the meet at the 2018 Japan Open.
Yesterday’s standouts Rikako Ikee and Daiya Seto were back in the pool today, as was Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino on day 2 of the 2018 Japan Swim.
Following multiple medal success at the 2015 FINA World Championships, Joseph Schooling’s reputation as one of swimming’s most exciting new prospects was sealed at the Rio Olympics when he sensationally overcame his boyhood hero, Michael Phelps, to seal victory in the men’s 100m butterfly.
FINA has announced the official schedule for the 2018 World Cup.
Daiya Seto, who just turned 24 today, nailed a win in the men’s 400m IM at the Japan Open, registering a world-leading effort in the process.
Sun Yang ranked 17th on ESPN’s 3rd annual World Fame 100 list.
17-year-old Rikako Ikee continues to set herself apart from the competition in the sprint fly and free events, lowering her own 50m fly national record winnig gold in Tokyo tonight.
Japanese sprinting teen Rikako Ikee is teaming up with a former Japanese Olympian on her journey to Tokyo 2020.
2017 World Championships silver medalist Junya Koga of Japan has tested positive for a banned substance on the eve of the 2018 Japan Open.
An emerging teen athlete from Singapore will begin his dream of training in the United States, as 14-year-old Zachary Tan is reportedly moving to the Phoenix Swim Club.