Kosuke Hagino is already swimming better backstroke times in January than he did at the World Championships last summer.
Becca Mann will be a part of over 80 entries on day 1 alone of the 2013 FINA World Cup Series in Tokyo.
Before the events began Australian Cate Campbell was asked if this race felt like revenge after missing the 2012 individual event at the Olympics due to illness, she corrected the interviewer, not revenge, motivation…. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
With the fastest split of the evening, Sun Yang slingshotted the Chinese to a third place finish and new Chinese National record.
At the halfway point of the men’s 200 breaststroke it looked liked anyone’s race, that was until Olympic champion Daniel Gyurta of Hungary made his move in the third leg of the event. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Ricky Berens and Team USA looked good in prelims of the 800 free relay, but there will be a few factors working against them in finals. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
A 12-year old breaststroker has taken Japanese swimming by storm. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
In what was a slow day overall to kick of Japan’s four-day National Championship, Kosuke Hagino mutulated his own Asian continental record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Video by Garrett McCaffrey. Kevin Cordes breaks the NCAA Record, American Record and U.S. Open Record in the 200 yard…
On the second evening of the New South Wales State Open Championships Japanese swimmers Ryosuke Irie, Aya Terakawa and Kosuke Hagino all…
Aya Terakawa gave up the 200 backstroke in a head-scratching decision last year, but the move has paid off so far. (File photo courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
(Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Katinka Hosszu took her first day-1 triple since Stockholm this morning in Tokyo (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Garrett races 18 year old World Record Holder Akihiro Yamaguchi in this World Record Weekend Wrap-Up.
With Yamaguchi out, Shinri Shioura had to lift Japan on the final day of their National Sports Festival (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)