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Hagino & Sakai Soldier On To Japanese Amateur Championships

The 2nd annual Japanese Amateur Championships are set for this weekend, with Kosuke Hagino & Masato Sakai representing two men staying the course.

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Two-Time World Champion Daiya Seto Ready For JPN Short Course C’ships

The 61st Japanese Short Course Swimming Championships are slated for this weekend in Tokyo, with double world champion Daiya Set set to race.

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Shioura Takes Men’s 50 Free Title To Close Out JPN Sports Festival

The 2019 Japan National Sports Festival wrapped up last night with seasoned veteran Shinri Shioura taking away the men’s 50m freestyle title.

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Japan Releases Stiff Qualifying Standards For The 2020 Home Olympic Games

The Japanese Swimming Federation has just released the selection criteria for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games set to be hosted in Tokyo.

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Kosuke Matsui Digs Deep For 21.88 50 Free On JPN Festival Day 2

Kosuke Matsui nailed a new PB in the men’s 50m freestyle, hitting 21.88 for a new meet record on the Niigata men’s 4x50m free relay.

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Sans Ikee, Japanese Women Clock 4×100 Free Relay NR, Qualify For Tokyo

While Rikako Ikee battles leukemia, her Japanese teammates qualified the women’s 4x100m free relay for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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2019 World Championships: Day 1 Prelims Women’s 400 Free Relay Lineups

FINA has released the relay entries for Day 1’s prelims session of the women’s 4×100 freestyle at 2019 World Championships in Gwangju.

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Il Giappone Aggiunge 8 Atleti Alla Nazionale Per I Mondiali Di Gwangju

CAMPIONATI NAZIONALI GIAPPONESI 2019 – JAPAN OPEN 30 Maggio – 01 Giugno 2019 Tokyo International Swimming Pool Vasca Lunga 50…

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8 Additional Japanese Swimmers Make Gwangju Roster; Brings Total Lineup To 25

Freestyle ace Naito Ehara was added to the Japanese lineup for the 2019 World Championships, helping bring the entire roster count to 25 for the nation.

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Ippei Watanabe Puts Up Another Sub-2:08 2Breast To Close Out Japan Open

Reigning World Record holder Ippei Watanabe proved he is a gold medal contender for this summer’s World Championships, convincingly winning the 200m breast on the final night of the 2019 Japan Open.

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Japan Open: Makino Joins Hasegawa For World Championships 200 Fly

Hiroko Makino produced the #6 200m fly time in the world to add her name to Japan’s roster for this summer’s World Championships.

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Japanese Women Lower Asian Record In 4×50 Free Relay

The Japanese women edged out China to set a new Asian Record in 1:37.35.

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Along with WR, Euro & Asian Records Fall In Mixed Medley Relay Final

Femke Heemskerk had a blazing 22.90 anchor for the Netherlands as they broke the European Record and went under the old world record.

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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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Japan Lowers Asian Record In Mixed Free Relay In Prelims And Finals

Katsumi Nakamura led off Japan’s mixed 4×50 free relay that reset the Asian Record once again.

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