Could we see a World Record go down in the men’s 200 breast? With this field, someone will push for it.
Anton Chupkov went 2:06.96 for gold and the 2nd fastest swim of all-time in the men’s 200 breast.
Katie Ledecky’s recent dominance in the women’s distance events have vastly changed the FINA points table.
Ippei Watanabe just made history, becoming the first man ever to clock a sub-2:07 200 LCM breaststroke mark.
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.
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.
Defending gold medallist Daniel Gyurta failed to advance out of the men’s 200 breaststroke prelims this morning, finishing 17th.
Michael Phelps will be searching for his first world record since 2009 this summer at his fifth and final Olympics.
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.
Hungarian Daniel Gyurta will be looking to earn his fourth consecutive world championship title in this event…
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.
Kevin Cordes is the fastest man ever in the 200 meter breaststroke on American soil.
Women’s 50 Freestyle – FINALS Among the greatest weaknesses in all of Japanese swimming is the women’s sprint freestyles; however,…
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.
Kosuke Hagino is already swimming better backstroke times in January than he did at the World Championships last summer.