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Michael Phelps’ performances last year at US Nationals in San Antonio set up an epic battle that will take place in Rio next week with him, Chad Le Clos and Laszlo Cseh all vying for Olympic gold in the 200 fly.
The Japanese combo of Kosuke Hagino and Daiya Seto will look to end the Americans streak of five straight Olympic gold medals in the 400 IM.
The US men and women both lead the Olympic swimming psych sheets for seeds in the top-3, but Australia isn’t too far behind for second in both.
Kosuke Hagino will swim just three individual events at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
A vital component of the 2016 Japanese Olympic team, Daiya Seto led a small elite contingency in its stop at the Narwhal Invite in Mesa.
The Japanese Olympic team will compete in the Mare Nostrum events in Canet and Barcelona before heading to an altitude camp in Sierra Nevada…
Rikako Ikee had an impressive win in the women’s 100 fly, clocking 57.57.
Cameron McEvoy and James Magnussen will both compete in the 50 freestyle on the final day of the Japan Open.
Cate Campbell tied her world leading 52.38 in the 100 freestyle on day 2 of the Japan Open.
Cate and Bronte Campbell will compete in the women’s 100 freestyle on day 2 of the Japan Open.
Kanako Watanabe pulled off the win in the women’s 100 breast against a tough field at the Japan Open.
Cameron McEvoy will headline the men’s 200 free at day 1 prelims of the Japan Open.
Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino will be two swimmers to watch this weekend at the 2016 Japan Open.
Despite tough Japanese Olympic-qualifying standards that sometimes stood quicker than the country’s own record in the event, the Japanese are bringing its 2nd-largest swimming squad ever to an Olympics.