Cameron McEvoy of Australia looks to be the man to beat after dropping a 47.04 in the 100m freestyle at the Australian Olympic trials.
Josh Prenot scared the world record in Omaha, and he could scare the defending Olympic Champ and defending World Champ with another lights-out swim in Rio.
Rikako Ikee had an impressive win in the women’s 100 fly, clocking 57.57.
Despite tough Japanese Olympic-qualifying standards that sometimes stood quicker than the country’s own record in the event, the Japanese are bringing its 2nd-largest swimming squad ever to an Olympics.
Bold, statement-making swim from 21-year-old Kosuke Hagino. 1:55.98 in the men’s 200 IM to score the #1 time in the world.
Let’s take a high-level look at the strong and not-so-strong angles of the Japanese men’s swimming team in the midst of what’s happening at Trials in Tokyo.
31-year-old Takeshi Matsuda earned bronze in the men’s 200m butterfly in both Beijing and London. He’ll be swimming in the prelims of the event in Tokyo this morning.
The 2016 Japan Swim (Japanese Olympic Trials) kick-off today in Tokyo, with two big guns – Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino – highlighting the very first event.
Rikako Ikee won the women’s 100 freestyle at the Kitajima Cup in a time of 53.99…
Red-hot Emma McKeon (AUS) nabs her fourth gold at the 2015 Japan Open, making her mark all over the world rankings.
Japanese swimmer Ippei Watanabe set a new World Junior Record in the finals of the 200m breaststroke at the Japan Open with a time of 2:09.75.
Matti Mattsson and Mimosa Jallow both posted exceptional results at the Espoo Grand Prix over the weekend…
Jessica Ashwood returned to the pool on the second night of competition at the New South Wales State Championships in Sydney winning the women’s 400 freestyle in an impressive fashion…