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Koseki Already 59.65, Ohashi 2:10 In Semi’s On Japanese C’ships Day 1

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.

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Seto & Ohashi Put On 400 IM Show On Day 1 Of 2019 Konami Open

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.

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Japanese Swimmers Race For Ikee At This Weekend’s 2019 Konami Open

A ‘who’s who’ within the Japanese swimming ranks is set to descend upon the Tatsumi International Swimming Center this weekend to compete at the annual Konami Open. However, this year will have a different meaning, as the nation’s star female athlete, Rikako Ikee, will no longer be taking part, instead addressing her recently-disclosed illness of leukemia.

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2018 SC Worlds: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Daiya Seto will race for 400 IM gold tonight.

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2018 SC Worlds: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Cameron van der Burgh highlights the men’s 50 breast at day 5 prelims in Hangzhou.

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Japanese Women’s 4×50 Medley Relay Steadily Improving At Worlds

The Japanese women’s 4x50m medley relay has steadily been making improvements over the years, finishing 8th in Doha at the 2014 FINA Short Course Championships, 7th in Windsor at the 2016 edition and now 4th place here in Hangzhou in a new National Record.

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Headed To Hangzhou: Dahlia Could Capture Triple Gold

Look for potential duels between Katinka Hosszu and Kelsi Dahlia in the longer fly races, while Ranomi Kromowidjojo looks to monopolize the 50m fly sprint.

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Major World Ranking Shake-ups On Day 2 Of JPN SC C’ships

Sprinter Katsumi Nakamura is just one of the Japanese swimmers who cracked the world’s top 5 tonight in Tokyo.

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Koseki & Seto Dethrone World #1s In 100 Breast, 200 Fly

Pan Pacs champions Yasuhiro Koseki and Daiya Seto did major damage on day 1 of the Japanese Short Course Championships, rocking the world rankings in the process.

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Matsumoto Racks Up 2Free Win On Day 2 Of JPN Student C’ships

Pan Pacs bronze medalist Katsuhiro Matsumoto led the men’s 200 free at the JPN Student Swimming Championships, clocking 1:46.93 for the win.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Among the swimmers to watch is Japanese IM star Yui Ohashi, who leads the way in the 400 IM.

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