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Matsumoto Chasing Worlds Qualification With 1:46 200 Free Prelim At Japan Swim

Katsuhiro Matsumoto led the men’s 200m freestyle heats on day two of the Japan Swim, posting 1:46.94 in pursuit of World Championships qualification.

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Mio Narita Posts Personal Best In 200 IM To Close Out Konami Open

16-year-old Mio Narita of Japan continues to impress, putting up a lifetime best in the 200m IM to close out the 2023 Konami Open.


Japan Open: Mio Narita Vicina al PB Nei 400 Misti-Analisi Day2

La seconda giornata dei Japan Open 2022 è stata un po’ sottotono, ma le prestazioni solide non sono comunque mancate. Recap Day2

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2020 Konami Open Day 2: Daiya Seto Puts Up Another 59.9 100 Breaststroke

Do-it-all Daiya Seto clocked the 2nd sub-minute 100m breaststroke of his career tonight in Tokyo to take gold at the Konami Open.


Japan Open Day 2: Yui Ohashi Crushes Another 4:33 400 IM

Yui Ohashi rocked another world-class 400m IM to notch the only World Championships qualifying time on day 2 of the 2019 Japan Open.

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Koseki Misses 1Breast Worlds QT On Day 2 Of Japan C’ships

Pan Pacs gold medalist Yasuhiro Koseki misses the World Championships qualifying time in the 100m breast.


2018 Japan Open Day 4: Ikee’s 5th Gold, Watanabe Busts Breaststroke

Rikako Ikee racked up her 5th individual win, while Ippei Watanabe crushe a top 5 200m breast time.


2018 Japan Swim: Ageless Ryosuke Irie Rocks World Rankings

Ryosuke Irie now sits as the 2nd fastest 100m backstroker in the world right now.


2018 Japan Swim Day 1 Finals: Koseki Back From Suspension With A 58

Yasuhiro Koseki is making the most of his time back after a suspension for a team altercation, racing to within .06 of the Japanese 100m breast national record.