Akihiro Yamaguchi

‘True’ World Junior Records In Swimming As of August 2019

We took our best shot at the research, digging through history to find the top junior times in each event, based on FINA’s world junior record criteria.

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2018 Pan Pacs Preview: Japan & U.S. To Trade Blows In Men’s BR Events

Could we see a World Record go down in the men’s 200 breast? With this field, someone will push for it.

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Chupkov Breaks Euro, Meet Records With 2nd Sub-2:07 Swim In History

Anton Chupkov went 2:06.96 for gold and the 2nd fastest swim of all-time in the men’s 200 breast.

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2017 FINA Points Table Displays Dominance of Peaty, Ledecky

Katie Ledecky’s recent dominance in the women’s distance events have vastly changed the FINA points table.

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Japan’s Ippei Watanabe Rocks New 200 Breast World Record In Sub-2:07

Ippei Watanabe just made history, becoming the first man ever to clock a sub-2:07 200 LCM breaststroke mark.

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Asia: Watanabe Carries on Japanese 200 Breast Legacy Inspired by Kitajima

Carrying on the tradition of success among Japanese breaststrokers, Ippei Watanabe rocked a new Olympic Record in the men’s 200 breast semifinals tonight. Watanabe was the top qualifier for finals, posting a 2:07.22.

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Ippei Watanabe Breaks 200 Breast Olympic Record With 2:07.22

Japan’s Ippei Watanabe became the latest 200 breaststroker to rattle the world record, going 2:07.22 in the Rio Olympic semifinals to break the Olympic record and move to #3 all-time.

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2012 Gold Medallist Daniel Gyurta Fails To Advance In 200 BR Heats

Defending gold medallist Daniel Gyurta failed to advance out of the men’s 200 breaststroke prelims this morning, finishing 17th.

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Ranking The World Records Heading Into Rio: Men’s Edition

Michael Phelps will be searching for his first world record since 2009 this summer at his fifth and final Olympics.

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2016 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

31-year-old Takeshi Matsuda earned bronze in the men’s 200m butterfly in both Beijing and London. He’ll be swimming in the prelims of the event in Tokyo this morning.

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World Championships Preview: Men’s 200 Breaststroke

Hungarian Daniel Gyurta will be looking to earn his fourth consecutive world championship title in this event…

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2015 World University Games Links and Preview

Texas Longhorn Jack Conger is one of several swimmers making their second appearance at the World University Games this week in Gwangju, South Korea. Swimming preliminaries begin in the morning of July 4th.

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Kevin Cordes Breaks U.S. Open Record in 200 Meter Breaststroke on Day 2 of U.S. Nationals

Kevin Cordes is the fastest man ever in the 200 meter breaststroke on American soil.

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Shioura Becomes First Japanese Man Under 22 in 50 Free to Close Japanese Nationals

Women’s 50 Freestyle – FINALS Among the greatest weaknesses in all of Japanese swimming is the women’s sprint freestyles; however,…

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Everything You Need For The Japanese Swimming Trials

The Japanese swimming trials will be taking place at the Tatsumi International Pool in Tokyo April 10-13 starting tomorrow. These trials will be Japan’s 90th swimming nationals and the selection meet for their Pan Pac roster.

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