Along with Japanese National Team Coach Norimasa Hirai, Daiya Seto’s coach, Takayuki Umehara, earned our Swammy Award for the 2018 Asian Coach of the Year.
Japanese athletes have been on a perpetual racing schedule this year, which continues with the Kitajima Cup taking place this week.
Want to see Rikako Ikee race alongside Kosuke Kitajima?
Rikako Ikee, just 18 years old, became the first woman ever to be awarded MVP of the Asian Games.
After breaking the Pan Pacs Record this morning, Murphy is set up for a backstroke sweep and could swim his first sub-1:54 since Rio.
Ippei Watanabe broke the Pan Pacific Championship meet record to win gold in the men’s 200 breast.
Yasuhiro Koseki is one of the contenders in the men’s 200 breast on day 4 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
The former mark was a 2:08.36 done by Japanese breaststroke legend Kosuke Kitajima at the 2010 Pan Pacs.
Could we see a World Record go down in the men’s 200 breast? With this field, someone will push for it.
Storied breaststroking ace Kosuke Kitajima of Japan has been elected Vice Chairman of the Tokyo Metropolitan Swimming Association this week.
While competing on the final day of the final stop of this year’s Mare Nostrum Series, 26-year-old Yasuhiro Koseki of Japan knocked out two significant national records.
The Japanese Olympic Committee is reportedly planning on setting a 30 gold medal target for their home-hosted Games in 2020. Here are just 5 swimmers who may help make that goal happen.
Daniel Gyurta, qui vient d’annoncer sa retraite, a été champion olympique 2012, à Londres, du 200 mètres brasse, huit années après avoir enlevé la médaille d’argent de la course à Athènes.
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.
News on Michael Phelps, Federica Pellegrini, Sarah Sjostrom and more are found in this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines.