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Matsumoto Rocks 1:44.65 Japanese Record In 200 Freestyle

World Championships silver medalist Katsuo Matsumoto just joined an exclusive club, hitting a sub-1:45 time in the men’s 200m freestyle tonight in Tokyo.

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Japan’s Olympic Roster Hits 15 After 3 Days Of Tokyo Trials

Kanako Watanabe added her name to the Japanese Olympic roster for a home-based Games, qualifying in the women’s 100m breaststroke event.

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Six Men Hit 1:56.3 Or Faster In 200 Fly Semi-Final At Japanese OLY Trials

Daiya Seto easily made it into tomorrow night’s 200 fly final at Japan’s Olympic Trials, but a stacked field led by Tomoru Honda awaits.

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2021 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 3 Finals Live Recap

31-year-old Ryosuke Irie will be gunning for his third Olympic Games squad, taking on the 100m back tonight at the Japanese Olympic Trials.

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Olympic Silver Medalist Masato Sakai Misses 200 Fly Semi At Trials

Another Olympic medalist from the 2016 Olympics will not be back to defend his podium position as Japan’s Masato Sakai missed advancing in the men’s 200m fly.

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Tomoru Honda Out Touches Seto by .01 in 200 Fly Prelims at Japanese Trials

Olympic medalist Daiya Seto took out the first 50 meters of the 200 fly in 25.50, .32 ahead of Honda. But, the 19-year-old ended up out touching Seto by .01.

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North and South Korea Officially Launch Joint Bid to Host the 2032 Olympics

Seoul, South Korea has notified the International Olympic Committee of its bid to co-host the 2032 Summer Olympic Games with Pyongyang, North Korea.

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All The Links You Need For OLY Qualifying Meets For Week Of April 5th

Get your coffee brewing now to help you keep up with all of the intense international racing action taking place this upcoming week.

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2021 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 2: Roster Snags 2 400 Free Qualifiers

Find out who was added to Japan’s roster for a home-based Olympic Games as day 2 of the nation’s Trials wrapped up from Tokyo tonight.

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Watch Rikako Ikee’s Olympic-Qualifying 100 Fly & Emotional Interview

Re-live Rikako Ikee’s Olympic-qualifying 100m butterfly race, then hear the leukemia survivor’s emotional post-race interview.

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2021 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 2 Live Recap

World Championships silver medalist Katsuo Matsumoto will try to conquer the 200m free podium while qualifying for the Olympic Games.

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Leukemia Survivor Rikako Ikee Qualifies For The Tokyo Olympic Games

20-year-old leukemia survivor Rikako Ikee qualified for the postponed Olympic Games by way of placing first in the women’s 100m fly.

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Satomi Suzuki Cracks World Top 20 with 1:07.26 in Japanese Trials Prelims

Satomi Suzuki was the top qualifier in the women’s 100 breaststroke at the Japanese Olympic Trials on Sunday morning.

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2021 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 1: Roster For Tokyo Grows By 3

Yui Ohashi not only got it done to finish in first place in the women’s 400 IM, but the World Championships medalist qualified for the Olympics.

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2021 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Japan’s Suzuka Hasegawa will seek to advance to the women’s 100 fly finals during night 1 finals of the 2021 Japan Olympic Trials.

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