Katsumi Nakamura

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Shioura Thows Down 21.67 Asian Record On Penultimate Night In Tokyo

After having missed individual qualification in the men’s 100m freestyle earlier here in Tokyo, Shinri Shioura came back with a vengeance in the men’s 50m freestyle event, knocking down the Asian Continental and Japanese National Record in tonight’s semi-finals.

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Seto Scores 1:56 2IM, Hasegawa Tops Oashi In 200 Fly

Daiya Seto continues to produce stellar results here in Tokyo, earning his 2nd World Championships bid by winning the 200m IM.

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Japan Day 4: Seto Secures 2Fly For Worlds, 15 Men Under 50 In 1Free

Daiya Seto hits 200 fly qualifying mark for World Championships, while several other swimmers are in the hunt for their own events.

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Black Cloud Lingers Over Next Week’s Japan Swimming C’ships

This year’s Japan Swimming Championships, the meet which serves as the nation’s primary qualifying competition for the 2019 World Championships, will have a black cloud raining overhead when racing begins on Tuesday, April 2nd.

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World Ranking Shake-Ups Galore At 2019 Konami Open

2019 KONAMI OPEN Saturday, February 16th & Sunday, February 17th International Swimming Centre, Chiba Prefecture Prelims at 9am local (7pm…

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Seto & Ohashi Put On 400 IM Show On Day 1 Of 2019 Konami Open

The 2019 Konami Open kicked off tonight, but without one of Japan’s main aquatic powerhouses, Rikako Ikee. Swimming in her honor, Ikee’s Japanese teammates threw down some stellar marks for this point in the season.

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Japanese Swimmers Race For Ikee At This Weekend’s 2019 Konami Open

A ‘who’s who’ within the Japanese swimming ranks is set to descend upon the Tatsumi International Swimming Center this weekend to compete at the annual Konami Open. However, this year will have a different meaning, as the nation’s star female athlete, Rikako Ikee, will no longer be taking part, instead addressing her recently-disclosed illness of leukemia.

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Koseki & Watanabe Fight To The Wire In 2:08 2Breast Showdown

World Record holder Ippei Watanabe and Pan Pacific Championshps gold medalist Yasihiro Koseki were neck-and-neck in a battle at the Kirara Cup this weekend.

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Nakamura Continues Home Turf Torrent With 48.12 100 Free

24-year-old Katsumi Nakamura threw down another impressive domestic performance with a 48.12 100 free (LCM). The question is, however, can this Japanese national record holder start translating his home turf success to the elite international stage in time for the 2020 Olympics?

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Nakamura Bests Chalmers In 50 Free Battle Down Under

Katsumi Nakamura logged his 2nd fastest LCM 50 free of the season, beating Kyle Chalmers in the process on the final night of the South Australian State Open LC Championships.

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Mizunuma Shakes Up Men’s Fly World Rankings Down Under

Japan’s Naoki Mizunuma beat the men’s 50m fly field in South Australia, inserting himself into the world rankings in the process.

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Chalmers, Wilson, Elmslie Take On JPN Visitors At South Aussie C’ships

2016 Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers is once again the main attraction of the 2019 South Australian State Long Course Championships, but he’ll have Japanese company.

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All 8 Men’s 100 Free Finalists Faster Than 2016 World Winning Time

Caeleb Dressel and Vlad Morozov went 1-2 in the men’s 100 freestyle final, both nearly a full second faster than the winning time was in 2016.

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Japanese Men Snag Asian Record In 400 Medley Relay

Yasuhiro Koseki had the 2nd fastest breaststroke split in the field as the Japanese men set a new Asian Record in the 400 medley relay.

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2018 SC Worlds: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Daiya Seto will race for 400 IM gold tonight.

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