Aya Sato

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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Standout Swims From Morozov, Kromowidjojo Highlight Day 2 Of Tokyo WC

Day 2 finals of the FINA World Cup stop in Tokyo were highlighted by a pair of historical performances from Vlad Morozov and Ranomi Kromowidjojo.

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Seto, Irie, Koseki Among 37-Strong JPN Roster For SC World C’ships

Daiya Seto will try to defend his 400m IM world title earned in Windsor at the last edition of the FINA Short Course World Championships.

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