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15-year-old Ikee Blasts Sub-55 1Free, Hagino 1:56.10 2Back At Konami

Seto, Hagino, Ikee and several other key players were in action again tonight in Tokyo for Day 2 of the 2016 Konami Open, the last major meet before April’s Olympic Trials.

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Hagino Rocks Sub-4:10 400 IM, Ikee Nabs World Jr Record At Konami Open

Kosuke Hagino throws down 2016’s first sub-4:10 400 IM, while 15-year-old Rikako Ikee continues on her fierce freestyle record siege on Day 1 of the 2016 Konami Open.

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2016 Konami Open Meet Preview: Hagino Tries On 200 Backstroke

Kosuke Hagino may try on the 200m back/200m IM double for size at his nation’s Olympic Trials in April, but will first get a crack at the backstroke this weekend in Tokyo.

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Dynamic Kosuke Hagino Decides On Olympic Trials Schedule

Proven to be a weapon of competition destruction across a myriad of events, 21-year-old Kosuke Hagino has zeroed in on 3, possibly 4 events to contest at the Japanese National Championships (Trials), slated for April 3rd through April 10th.

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2016 Aquatic Super Series Preview

The Chinese and Japanese teams will have a hard time overcoming the talent and depth of the Australian team in Perth…

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Watch Kosuke Hagino’s Comeback 200 IM From Kitajima Cup

Watch Japanese teammates Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino race head-to-head in the men’s 200 IM at last weekend’s Kosuke Kitajima Cup, Hagino’s first meet back since withdrawing from last year’s World Championships.

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15 Year-Old Rikako Ikee Breaks Japanese Record in the 100 Freestyle

Rikako Ikee won the women’s 100 freestyle at the Kitajima Cup in a time of 53.99…

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2015 Swammy Awards: Sun Yang, Asian Male Swimmer of the Year

Sun was a double gold-medalist at Worlds, and nearly pulled off an impressive sweep of the 200, 400 and 800 frees.

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Laszlo Cseh Breaks European Record in 200 SCM Fly to Finish SC Euros

Hungarian Laszlo Cseh has broken another European Record to close his 2015 European Short Course Championships in Netanya, Israel. In the…

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Le Clos: “Phelps’ World Records Have Been On My Mind Since London”

Chad Le Clos says Michael Phelps is a huge threat to his Olympic goals.

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Watch Seto win 400 IM – 2015 World Championships Race Video

2015 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS RACE VIDEO: Daiya Seto of Japan improved his time from two years ago to win gold in the men’s 400 IM with a 4:08.50.

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FINA World Championships Day 8 Prelims Live Recap

Tyler Clary and Chase Kalisz come into the meet with the two fastest times in the 400 IM, but Japan’s Daiya Seto, the reigning world champion in the event, may have something to say about the event title in the end.

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2015 FINA World Championships: Day 8 Prelims Preview

Katinka Hosszu will look to her win her third World title in the women’s 400 IM, and her third medal of the meet on the final day

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Japan’s Daiya Seto Surprisingly A Non-Factor At Worlds

Seto was expected to do damage across three events, but has yet to step on any level of the medal podium in Kazan.

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Watch Laszlo Cseh win 200 Butterfly – World Championships Race Video

2015 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS RACE VIDEO: Laszlo Cseh held of Chad Le Clos to win the men’s 200 butterfly by .20 seconds. Cseh touched the wall at 1:53.48 ahead of Le Clos’ 1:53.68.

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