While Japan is making major waves in Indonesia at the 2018 Asian Games, young stars like Shinnosuke Ishikawa are keeping the fire hot at home.
It was a total teen scene at the Japanese National Sports Festival, with Rikako Ikee and Miku Kojima making the most of their splashes.
Michael Andrew earned Male Swimmer of the Meet honors at World Juniors.
Team USA’s Michael Andrew will take on a triple tonight, swimming finals of the 50 free and 50 back. He’s also got semifinals of the 50 fly.
Japan leads overall medals with 3, led by a 1-2 finish in the women’s 400m IM.
Reece Whitley of the U.S. will race the 100 breast semi-finals tonight at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Italian Nicolo Martinenghi will headline the men’s 100 breast on day 1 of the World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis.
The FINA World Junior Swimming Championships begin Wednesday in Indianapolis, Indiana, with approximately 630 athletes from 93 National Federations.