World Championships medalist Yui Ohashi walked away with 2 gold medals on just the first day of Japan Sports Festival competition.
In just his 2nd meet appearance in more than 6 months, Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino is set to compete at this weekend’s National Sports Festival in Japan.
World University Games gold medalist Shinnosuke Ishikawa busted out the best time of his life in the men’s 100 fly, coming within .11 of the JPN Record.
Cate Campbell notched a quick 52.64 time to take the World Cup – Tokyo title in the women’s 100m free to close out the first stop.
Night 5 of the World University Games will feature 9 events, including finals of the men’s 800 free, women’s 200 breast, men’s 100 free, and women’s 100 fly.
After breaking the meet record in prelims of the 100 back, Katharine Berkoff will look to pick up her first major international gold tonight.
Ian Finnerty, Lisa Bratton, Asia Seidt, and Justin Ress all won more medals for Team USA on day two of the World University Games.
Tayla Lovemore broke the South African Record in the 50 fly en route to winning gold at the World University Games in Napoli.
The Americans will continue their momentum with new Universiade record-holders Ian Finnerty and Asia Seidt headlining the Friday finals session.
Dean Farris will look to help lead the U.S. men to gold in the 400 free relay after dropping a 47.08 relay split during the preliminaries.
Reigning World Record holder Ippei Watanabe proved he is a gold medal contender for this summer’s World Championships, convincingly winning the 200m breast on the final night of the 2019 Japan Open.
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.
Yui Ohashi will be back at it this week, competing at the Japan Open, the final qualifier for this summer’s World Championships.
The 2019 Japan Swimming Championships began today in Tokyo, where the nation’s best will be competing for a chance to represent their nation this summer in Gwangju at the 2019 World Championships.
The 2019 Konami Open kicked off tonight, but without one of Japan’s main aquatic powerhouses, Rikako Ikee. Swimming in her honor, Ikee’s Japanese teammates threw down some stellar marks for this point in the season.