This year’s Japan Swimming Championships, the meet which serves as the nation’s primary qualifying competition for the 2019 World Championships, will have a black cloud raining overhead when racing begins on Tuesday, April 2nd.
Following in the footsteps of countrymen Kosuke Hagino and Daiya Seto, 22-year-old Japanese dynamo Ippei Watanabe will entering the professional swimming ranks.
World Record holder Ippei Watanabe, 2016 Olympic silver medalist Masato Sakai and triple medalist from the 2012 Olympic Games Ryosuke Irie have now been confirmed as FINA Champions Series swimmers.
Recognizing its elite athletes for performances throughout the 2018 season, the Japanese Swimming Federation bestowed is top prize of Swimmer of the Year to teenage powerhouse Rikako Ikee.
CAMPIONATO MONDIALE IN VASCA CORTA FINA 2018 11/16 Dicembre 2018 Hangzhou (Cina) Swimswam Italia Guida Sito web dell’evento Programma Gare…
1. No Peaty. 2. Double the walls. it’s anybody’s game in the men’s breaststroke in Hangzhou.
Yui Ohashi put up another impressive 400 IM performance, while Rikako Ikee tried out events like the 200m fly and 100m breast at a domestic meet this weekend.
On-fire Rikako Ikee of Japan continues her string of consecutive competitions by competing in the 50th Tokyo Swimming Center Invitational Swim Meet this week.
Japanese athletes have been on a perpetual racing schedule this year, which continues with the Kitajima Cup taking place this week.
El récord del mundo de Xu Jiayu en 100m espalda, lo más destacado del último día de competición en la Copa del mundo de Tokyo. Los rusos siguen imparables. Sjostrom sale derrotada ante Ikee y Kromowidjojo. Lili Ibáñez ha batido el récord mexicano de 100m libres.
In response to her extraordinary year in the pool, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee has been honored as ‘MVP’ by the Japanese Swimming Federation.
Anton Chupkov is becoming automatic in the men’s 200 breaststroke, notching another impressive effort in Kazan.
Ippei Watanabe, Kanako Watanabe and Katsuhiro Matsumoto racked up additional wins on the final night of the 94th Japanese Student Swimming Championships.
On the back of the Pan Pacific Championships and Asian Games already done and dusted this summer, several Japanese high-profile athletes were back in the pool racing once again, this time locally at the 94th Japan Student Swimming Championships. Ippei Watanabe made his presence known in the men’s 100 breaststroke on day 1.