Kosuke Kitajima

Rikako Ikee Becomes First Woman Ever To Win Asian Games MVP

Rikako Ikee, just 18 years old, became the first woman ever to be awarded MVP of the Asian Games.

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2018 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

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.

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World Record Holder Ippei Watanabe Lowers Prenot’s 200 BR Meet Record

Ippei Watanabe broke the Pan Pacific Championship meet record to win gold in the men’s 200 breast.

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2018 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Yasuhiro Koseki is one of the contenders in the men’s 200 breast on day 4 of the Pan Pacific Championships.

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Josh Prenot Breaks Pan Pacs Record in 200 Breast Prelims

The former mark was a 2:08.36 done by Japanese breaststroke legend Kosuke Kitajima at the 2010 Pan Pacs.

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2018 Pan Pacs Preview: Japan & U.S. To Trade Blows In Men’s BR Events

Could we see a World Record go down in the men’s 200 breast? With this field, someone will push for it.

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Kosuke Kitajima Elected Vice Chairman Of Tokyo Metro Swimming Assoc.

Storied breaststroking ace Kosuke Kitajima of Japan has been elected Vice Chairman of the Tokyo Metropolitan Swimming Association this week.

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Fast-Moving Koseki Breaks Legendary Kitajima’s Breaststroke Record

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.

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30 Golds In 2020: Meet Japan’s Potential Tokyo Olympic Medalists

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.

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Retraite de Daniel Gyurta, Hongrie, champion Olympique du 200 brasse à Londres en 2012

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.

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2018 Kosuke Kitajima Cup: Monetary Stakes Raised

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.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: GOAT, Pellegrini, Sjostrom & The ‘Swim Reaper’

News on Michael Phelps, Federica Pellegrini, Sarah Sjostrom and more are found in this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines.

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A Look At The Stats From Budapest World Championships

Now that the World Championships in Budapest have come to a close, let’s take a look back at the numbers and see what’s interesting.

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ASIA: Kitajima Effect Lives on for Japanese Breaststrokers

The Kitajima Effect lives on as the Japanese landed 2 men on the podium for tonight’s 200 breast final.

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Rio Retrospective: The Stories Told By Statistics

Courtesy of Steven Gambino With Rio in the rear view mirror and World Championships on the horizon, we can once…

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