21-year-old Ippei Watanabe of Japan rocked the world in January of 2017 by clocking a new World Record in the…
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.
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.
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.
After a 4-event onslaught at the Japan Swim, 17-year-old Rikako Ikee leads her nation’s initial roster for the Pan Pacific Championships. Additional swimmers may be named after the Japan Open this May.
Rikako Ikee améliore le record du Japon, qu’elle détient, en 56s58 en demi-finales.
Yasuhiro Koseki completed the breaststroke trifecta, holding off reigning world record holder Ippei Watanabe in the men’s 200m breaststroke in Tokyo tonight.
Kosuke Hagino, Rikako Ikee, Daiya Seto & Nao Horomura produced some of Japan’s fastest performances ever tonight.
The men’s 200m breaststroke event at the 2018 Japan Swim has reigning world record holder Ippei Watanabe among its competitors.
Ryosuke Irie now sits as the 2nd fastest 100m backstroker in the world right now.
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.
After a rather quiet first quarter, Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino will try to make some noise at this week’s Japan Swim in Tokyo.
Daiya Seto, Yui Ohashi and world record holder Ippei Watanabe are just 3 of the Japanese stars ready to compete at this weekend’s Kosuke Kitajima Cup.