Daiya Seto of Japan will look to dethrone South Africa’s Chad Le Clos for the 200m butterfly crown in Kazan.
And just like that, after Day 1 of the 2015 Japan Open, Daiya Seto and Masato Sakai stand atop the world rankings in the 200m butterfly event.
The Japanese Swimming Federation has announced a team of 25 athletes who they will be sending to the World Championships in Kazan…
Japan’s Daiya Seto clocked the globe’s first sub-1:55 200m butterfly so far this year – 1:54.63 for the #1 time in the world rankings.
Miki Uchida was the star of Japan’s Intercollegiate Championships today, breaking a national record in the 50 free that was nearly as old as she is.
2014 Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Men’s butterfly – Phelps comeback heads 100, tough Japanese crew leads 200
Can Michael Phelps further lower his world-leading time in the 100 fly, and will he be able to find his fastest swimming in the final, something he struggled with at U.S. Nationals?
25 more swimmers jumped onto the Pan Pacs team after the Japan Open, while 17 more made the Asian Games roster.
For the first time so far, three days deep into the 2014 Japan Open, there were no senior National Records…
Hagino Breaks Two Japanese Records; Women Start Slow But Finish Strong on Day 3 of Japanese Nationals
As more Japanese veterans fail to qualify for Pan Pacs, it’s unquestionable who the country’s star swimmers is: Kosuke Hagino.