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.
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.
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.
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.
The Chinese and Japanese teams will have a hard time overcoming the talent and depth of the Australian team in Perth…
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.
Rikako Ikee won the women’s 100 freestyle at the Kitajima Cup in a time of 53.99…
Sun was a double gold-medalist at Worlds, and nearly pulled off an impressive sweep of the 200, 400 and 800 frees.
Hungarian Laszlo Cseh has broken another European Record to close his 2015 European Short Course Championships in Netanya, Israel. In the…
Chad Le Clos says Michael Phelps is a huge threat to his Olympic goals.
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.
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.
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
Seto was expected to do damage across three events, but has yet to step on any level of the medal podium in Kazan.
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.