Akihiro Yamaguchi

Akihiro Yamaguchi Breaks World Record in Japan!

Akihiro Yamaguchi very nearly broke 2:07 in the 200 breaststroke at Japan’s National Sports Festival on Saturday.

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Sprint News 8/30/12: Ohio State’s Huge Invite; Vollmer’s Welcoming Home Ceremony

Dana Vollmer’s gold medals and World Record will be honored with a hometown ceremony on September 15th. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Garrett Reports: SwimSwam News, August 29th

A pair of Japan’s junior stars may be holding the best tapers ever, while back here in the states the missile is set to strike in Berkley this weekend.

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Yamaguchi Misses Japanese Record by .06

Yamaguchi’s 2:07.57 in the 200 breast just missed Kosuke Kitajima’s National Record! (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Garrett Reports: SwimSwam News Monday August 27th

Greg Meehan is moving down to Palo Alto to be the next women’s coach at Stanford and Jack Conger cemented himself as one of the best up and coming swimmers in the world. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Kalisz Adds 2nd Meet Record; Conger Gets 4th Win to Wrap Pool Portion of Jr. Pan Pacs

Chase Kalisz (above) took his second Meet Record of the week to wrap up the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacs. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Kalisz Swims 4:12 in 400 IM; Mann Breaks National Age Group Record in Girls’ Race

Michael Phelps’ training partner Chase Kalisz put up the swim he’s been waiting for all summer. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Jr. Pan Pacs Kick Off Thursday in Hawaii

Jack Conger will be one of the stars of the American team in Honolulu as they face heavy competition from the Japanese junior squad.. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Garrett Reports: SwimSwam News, Monday August 20th

Diana Nyad is still on course to reach the coast of Florida on Tuesday, despite a heavy squall and some jelly fish stings. (Photo Courtesy @ Mike Lewis OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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Yamaguchi Becomes Youngest Swimmer in World This Year to Break Minute Barrier

The final two days of the Japanese High School Championship wrapped on Monday morning, with more spectacular swimming from Akihiro Yamaguchi serving…

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Yamaguchi Breaks Japanese Junior Breaststroke Record at Japan Open

(Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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Two National Records Go Down on Day 4 at Japanese Trials

Women’s 100 Backstroke The Olympics are going to be awesome this year. There are so many swimmers who are so…

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Kitajima Breaks 100 Breast Japanese Record [Video Added]

At 29-years old, Kitajima isn’t slowing down at all (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Four Meets in Four Weeks for Young Japanese Swimmers Lead to National Records, Several Top 10 Times

Whilst much of the international focus has been on big-time meets like the USA Swimming National Championships, the World University Games,…

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8 Meet Records in 11 Events Punctuate Final Day of 2011 FINA Youth World Championships; Canadian NAG Record Goes Down

The final day of competition at the 2011 FINA Youth World Swimming Championships were quite the doozey, with 8 Meet…

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