Il vice campione del mondo dei 50 dorso a Budapest 2017, Junya Koga parla dopo la fine della sanzione a 2 anni per doping: ho pensato al suicidio.
“I wish there was an organization or group who can advise and support the athletes who fall in a situation like mine,” Junya Koga says, reflecting on his ban.
Junya Koga has said he is facing the challenge head-on, capitalizing on the extra time he, and other athletes in his scenario, have been gifted.
Peirsol was the king of backstroke from 2001 to 2009, though in 2007 and 2008 Lochte was better at the 200 backstroke, and even pushed Peirsol in the 100.
Shayna Jack is still trying to prove her innocence, with her legal team devising a strategy that looks at the pre-World Championships camp conductors.
Postponement is a necessary, safe option – to that end, we all benefit. But the year-long extension will give some swimmers a renewed opportunity.
The Japanese Anti-Doping Authority (JADA) has handed a 4-month suspension to Takeharu Fujimori for having tested positive for a banned substance.
SwimSwam is spending time parsing out Sun Yang’s case ahead of his Nov. 15 public trial date.
Although his suspension will not be lifted in enough time to race in Tokyo next year at the Olympics, Junya Koga will not be retiring.
Junya Koga’s 2-year suspension we reported back in June has been ratified by the Court Arbitration for Sport, revealing a possible outcome for Shayna Jack.
Retired Frechman Camille Lacourt leaves behind the 2019 title open up for grabs among Russians Kliment Kolesnikov and Evgeny Rylov and Romanian Robert Glinta.
Justin Ress held the World University Games record in the 50 back for about a minute before seeing it fall to South Africa’s Zane Waddell in the next heat.
In the latest development regarding Junya Koga’s positive doping test dating back to last year, the 31-year-old has now seen his suspension reduced.
Michael Andrew of Race Pace Club broke the Pro Swim Series record in the 50 backstroke Thursday morning in Richmond, VA.
In another blow to the host nation of the 2020 Olympic Games, 27-year-old Hiromasa Fujimori of Japan has reportedly tested positive for a prohibited substance.