Ippei Watanabe

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Japan’s Top Guns Ready To Rock At Next Month’s National Championships

With Japanese powerhouse Kosuke Hagino back in full force since last fall’s endoscopic elbow surgery, international eyes will be on the Olympic gold medalist as he competes domestically at his nation’s championships next month.

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U.S. Open Record Watch: Adam Peaty Could Make Marks at Indy PSS

Adam Peaty and a strong British team will descend upon Indianapolis this weekend for the second stop on the 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series. Peaty, the world record holder in the 100 breaststroke, could lower the U.S. Open Record in the 100 breast.


New WR Holder Ippei Watanabe Visits Tokyo 2020 Organizers

Ippei Watanabe visits Tokyo 2020 organizers, commits to goal of Olympic gold medal in 200m breaststroke.

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Konami Open: Masato Sakai Throws Down Another 1:54 200 Fly

Masato Sakai of Japan has proven to be quite the weapon of 200m butterfly destruction so far this season.


Watanabe’s World Record Follow-up At Konami Open

Ippei Watanabe follows up his January World Record setting 200m breaststroke performance with an appearance at the Konami Open later this month in Tokyo.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Watanabe Finally Breaks Marked Record

It began to feel like a broken record – only one about a record that stubbornly refused to be broken.


Learn The Workout Secrets To Ippei Watanabe’s 200 Breast World Record

Learn some of what Ippei Watanabe is doing in training that helped the Japanese swimmer score a new 200m breaststroke World Record.


Rio Gold Medalists Hagino & Kaneto Recognized By Japanese Swimming

28-year-old Rie Kaneto claimed her first Olympic gold medal this past summer in Rio, topping the women’s 200m breaststroke field.

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Video: Japaner Ippei Watanabe in 2:06.67 200 Brust – WELTREKORD

Der 19 Jahre alte Japaner Ippei Watanabe hat beim Kosuke Kitajima Cup 2einen neuen Weltrekord über die 200 m Brust aufgestellt,…

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Watch Japan’s Ippei Watanabe Crush 2:06.67 200 Breast World Record

You’ve read about Ippei Watanabe’s new 200m breaststroke World Record, now see how the race went down in Tokyo.


Japaner Ippei Watanabe schwimmt Weltrekord über 200 m Brust

Der 19 Jahre alte Japaner Ippei Watanabe hat beim Kosuke Kitajima Cup 2einen neuen Weltrekord über die 200 m Brust aufgestellt,…

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Japan’s Ippei Watanabe Rocks New 200 Breast World Record In Sub-2:07

Ippei Watanabe just made history, becoming the first man ever to clock a sub-2:07 200 LCM breaststroke mark.


Emma McKeon Notches 5 Golds, Matthew Wilson Impresses At Vic Open

Emma McKeon nabbed 5 individual event wins in Melbourne, as breaststroker Matthew Wilson made things happen in the 200.


Park Tae Hwan Earns 4th Win At 2016 Asian Swimming Championships

Park Tae Hwan of Korea continues his successful post-Rio run in the pool, collecting his 3rd and 4th wins in Tokyo.

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Japan Takes Charge, Ikee With Two Wins On Night 2 Of Asian C’ships

Rikako Ikee continues her sprint reign, clocking two wins tonight in Tokyo.