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.
Ryan Lochte hardly raced in 2017, but still had his name attached to the most-read article of the year.
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A late-breaking entry for the award, American swimmer Zane Grothe had his big break-through at 25 years old when he broke the American and U.S. Open Records in both the 500 and the 1650 yard freestyle at the US Winter National Championships in the waning days of November and into December.
Olympic silver medalist Masato Sakai of Japan made his presence known at a domestic competition over the weekend, while Ippei Watanabe, Yui Ohashi and Kanako Watanabe were also in the water.
Olympic champ Ryan Murphy (USA) will compete for gold against 100 back World Champion Xu Jiayu (CHN) and fellow Olympic backstroke medalist Evgeny Rylov (RUS).
Anton Chupkov, Townley Haas, Kristof Milak, Simone Manuel and more share their post-race comments from night 6 in Budapest.