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Black Cloud Lingers Over Next Week’s Japan Swimming C’ships

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.

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Ippei Watanabe To Enter Professional Swimming Ranks

Following in the footsteps of countrymen Kosuke Hagino and Daiya Seto, 22-year-old Japanese dynamo Ippei Watanabe will entering the professional swimming ranks.

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Watanabe, Sakai & Irie Headed To FINA Champions Series

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. 

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Rikako Ikee Named Japan’s ‘Swimmer Of The Year’ for 2018

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.

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Previsioni Mondiali: I Possibili Re Della Rana In Assenza Di Peaty

CAMPIONATO MONDIALE IN VASCA CORTA FINA 2018 11/16 Dicembre 2018 Hangzhou (Cina) Swimswam Italia Guida Sito web dell’evento Programma Gare…

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2018 SC Worlds Preview: Anybody’s Game in Men’s Breaststroke

1. No Peaty. 2. Double the walls. it’s anybody’s game in the men’s breaststroke in Hangzhou.

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Yui Ohashi Nails 4:33 400 IM, Ikee Races ‘Off Events’ In Tokyo

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.

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Rikako Ikee Continues Racing With Tokyo Swimming Center Invitational

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.

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Japan’s Never-Ending Racing Season Continues With Kitajima Cup

Japanese athletes have been on a perpetual racing schedule this year, which continues with the Kitajima Cup taking place this week.

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Copa del mundo Tokyo día 3: Xu Jiayu, récord del mundo en 100 espalda

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.

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After Dominant Year, Rikako Ikee Selected As Japan Swimming’s 2018 MVP

In response to her extraordinary year in the pool, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee has been honored as ‘MVP’ by the Japanese Swimming Federation.

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2018 FINA World Cup Kazan Day 3: Chupkov Rips 2:07.59 2Breast

Anton Chupkov is becoming automatic in the men’s 200 breaststroke, notching another impressive effort in Kazan.

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Watanabe, Matsumoto Double Up On Wins To Close JPN Student C’ships

Ippei Watanabe, Kanako Watanabe and Katsuhiro Matsumoto racked up additional wins on the final night of the 94th Japanese Student Swimming Championships.

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Ippei Watanabe Wins 3rd Consecutive Title At Japan Student C’ships

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.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

200 breast Olympic gold medalist Dmitriy Balandin looks to defend his 100 breast title against Yan Zibei, who leads the way into the final after setting a Games Record in prelims.

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