Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin will compete in his signature 200 breaststroke at day 3 prelims from Taipei.
Michael Phelps will be competing in the heats of the men’s 200m butterfly shortly after where he’s not exactly the favorite. It looks to be a three man race right now between Phelps and his two rivals: Chad le Clos of South Africa and Laszlo Cseh of Hungary. Both have said their fair share of talk about Phelps making this one of the most anticipated races of the games.
Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu may need to rebrand herself with a new element after the Olympics: could we see the Golden Lady in Rio?
Rikako Ikee had an impressive win in the women’s 100 fly, clocking 57.57.
Cameron McEvoy and James Magnussen will both compete in the 50 freestyle on the final day of the Japan Open.
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.