The Japanese competition train ceases to stop, as the nation’s top athletes are gearing up for their World Championships Selection Meet slated for October 27th and 28th.
In response to her extraordinary year in the pool, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee has been honored as ‘MVP’ by the Japanese Swimming Federation.
The 73rd National Sports Festival of Japan concluded today, with the nation’s golden girl, Rikako Ikee, capping off a whirlwind summer.
Pan Pacs bronze medalist Katsuhiro Matsumoto led the men’s 200 free at the JPN Student Swimming Championships, clocking 1:46.93 for the win.
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.
Katsumi Nakamura was a key member of Japan’s record-breaking 400 free relay in Jakarta.
Joseph Schooling will look to defend his 100 fly title on day 4 of the Asian Games in Jakarta.
Katsuhiro Matsumoto anchored the Japanese men to gold and a new Games Record in the 800 free relay.
The second day of the 2018 Asian Games will see Xu Jiayu seek a second backstroke win and Sun Yang a second freestyle win, while Rikako Ikee chases two wins of her own.
Comme prévu, SUN Yang a gagné, facile, le 200 mètres messieurs, première étape d’un triomphe annoncé.
Chinese backstroke star Xu Jiayu leads the way into final of the men’s 100 back.
Got Sun? Re-watch Chinese superstar Sun Yang’s monster 200m free performance that gave him gold in Rio.
We have the Olympic champ racing in the 400 free with Mack Horton set to battle Zane Grothe and Jack McLoughlin.
Katsuhiro Matsumoto split 47.61 as the Japanese men broke the Asian Record in the 400 free relay.
Townley Haas produced the 3rd-fastest relay leg in history as the U.S. men won gold in the 4×200 free relay.