Watch the Last 20 Meters of Daiya Seto’s Monster 200 Fly/200 IM Double


Japanese swimmer Daiya Seto had arguably the best day of swimming in his career to date on Friday in Beijing, swimming a new Asian Record in the 200 fly and a new lifetime best in the 200 IM. He now ranks as the 3rd-best swimmer in history in the 200 fly and tied for the 7th-best swimmer in the history of the 200 IM.

And now, thanks to the generosity of FINA, you can watch the last 20 meters of each of those races. FINA has made a few select race videos from Beijing available via their YouTube channel, and those are below as well.

Women’s 50 Backstroke – China’s Liu Xiang tops a deep field with a 27.58 to win (FULL RACE VIDEO):

Women’s 100 Butterfly – Italy’s Elena Di Liddo swims a 58.09 to win the women’s 100 fly. (PARTIAL RACE VIDEO):

Men’s 100 Backstroke – Japan’s Ryosuke Irie and China’s Xu Jiayu tied in 52.97 in the men’s 100 backstroke. That also ties them as the world’s fastest swimmers this season in the event. (PARTIAL RACE VIDEO):


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Texas Tap Water
3 years ago

Daddy Daiya is showing the kids how it’s done

Tea rex
3 years ago

What’s scary or sad, idk, is that 1:52.5 / 1:55.5 in a jammer would be a legendary meet for peak-Michael Phelps

Corn Pop
3 years ago

On the ‘ 5 top races to watch’ thread Ragnar said she was not at all interested & it was a flop .. And nothing is happening till spring .

So there Seto .

Swimmer A
3 years ago


3 years ago

“And now, thanks to the generosity of FINA, you can watch the last 20 meters of each of those races”
The salt in that statement is not lost on me

3 years ago

2021- FINA launches FINA+, a complete archive of all Olympic and world championship swimming and diving since the beginning of time. $11.99 a month, no contract.
2024- Each Olympic sport has their own streaming service, if you want to watch the full Olympics it’ll be $50 a week for the Peacock/Hulu/MickeyMouse bundle.

The things we do for on demand/no commercials.

P.S.- you know we’ll pay for SwimSwam+, but only for what’s really happening in Olympic Village

3 years ago

Thank you for your generosity and kindness all mighty FINA!

3 years ago

Those 2 backstrokers enjoyed it – great to watch

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