Asia

Breaststroke Bonanza: Japan’s Ippei Watanabe Joining Matt Wilson In Australia

Japan’s Ippei Watanabe is set to travel to Aussie Matt Wilson’s training base next month. The men finished with the respective bronze and silver in Gwangju.

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Iron Lady Crushes 400 IM Field, Morozov Hits 47.99 On Day 2 Of FINA World Cup

Katinka Hosszu easily defeated the women’s 400m IM field tonight in Budapest, one that included her ex-coach Shane Tusup’s new protege, Ilaria Cusinato.

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Vlad Morozov Secures 100th World Cup Series Gold Medal

Russia’s Vlad Morozov earned his 100th World Cup Series gold medal with his 50m free victory tonight in Budapest, Hungary.

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Morozov Hammers Out 21.50 To Open FINA World Cup – Budapest

Russia’s Vlad Morozov is picking up this FINA World Cup Series cluster #2 right where he left off, as the fastest 50m freestyler of the night.

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Olympic Update: 2020 Organizing Committee Eyes New Safety Measures Amid Fraud

With less than a year to go until next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games, the organizing committee is eyeing the adoption of safety precautions involving…

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4-Time World Champion Daiya Seto Signs with Energy Standard of ISL

Seto, the 200 SCM Fly World Record holder, is one of the first Asian swimmers to be announced as a signee of the International Swimming League.

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Japan Tops Asian Age Group C’ships With 79 Total Medals

The 2019 Asian Age Group Championships wrapped up, but not before the nation of Japan topped the medal table with an impressive 79 pieces of hardware.

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India’s Nataraj Puts Up Another Strong 100 Back Performance At Asian Age

India’s newly-minted 100 backstroke national record holder collected gold on the penultimate night of competition at the 2019 Asian Age Championships.

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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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