Caeleb Dressel is one of three men ever to break 50 seconds in the 100 fly, and he’s the heavy favorite at Pan Pacs even without approaching his best time so far this year.
It’s 2-time World Champion Chase Kalisz of the USA vs. Japanese stars Kosuke Hagino and Daiya Seto for the IM titles.
Ryan Lochte is the X-factor heading into U.S. Nationals in the men’s 400 IM.
Already the World Junior Record holder in the 200m IM,Japan’s Rikako Ikee sent a message that she’s ready to take on the senior ranks in this event.
Olympians Brent Hayden, Daiya Seto, Dawn Fraser, Amanda Weir and Joseph Schooling all have stories rolled up into this edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’
The Japanese Olympic Committee is reportedly planning on setting a 30 gold medal target for their home-hosted Games in 2020. Here are just 5 swimmers who may help make that goal happen.
The nation of Japan is gearing up to cheer on their swimmers when the Summer Olympics arrive in Tokyo in 2020.
Japan’s Masato Sakai missed Olympic gold by just .04 behind America’s Michael Phelps in Rio and he has now narrowly missed making his nation’s Pan Pacific Championships squad.
Japan will try to turn the medal tables on China come the 2018 Asian Games in August.
National record holders and world-ranked Rikako Ikee, Kosuke Hagino, Daiya Seto and Katsumi Nakamura are among the Japanese Pan Pacific Championships swimmers selected.
Rikako Ikee racked up her 5th individual win, while Ippei Watanabe crushe a top 5 200m breast time.
Teen Rikako Ikee continues to show her Tokyo 2020 promise, while Kosuke Hagino gets his first win of the meet at the 2018 Japan Open.
Yesterday’s standouts Rikako Ikee and Daiya Seto were back in the pool today, as was Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino on day 2 of the 2018 Japan Swim.
Daiya Seto, who just turned 24 today, nailed a win in the men’s 400m IM at the Japan Open, registering a world-leading effort in the process.
Kosuke Hagino already snatched a spot on Japan’s Pan Pacific Championships roster, but others will be striving for the same accomplishment at next weekend’s Japan Open.