Kylie Masse spent a year and three days as owner of the 100 backstroke world record. Now, she gets to compete against her usurper to retake that throne.
National record holders and world-ranked Rikako Ikee, Kosuke Hagino, Daiya Seto and Katsumi Nakamura are among the Japanese Pan Pacific Championships swimmers selected.
After a 4-event onslaught at the Japan Swim, 17-year-old Rikako Ikee leads her nation’s initial roster for the Pan Pacific Championships. Additional swimmers may be named after the Japan Open this May.
Miss Hohashi a battu le record du Japon, nagé 4’30s82 et amélioré la performance, 4’31s42 qu’elle avait établie le 15 avril 2017.
Kosuke Hagino produced a super quick 400m IM time to position him only behind America’s Chase Kalisz in the world rankings with the Pan Pacific Championships looming in the horizon.
Rikako Ikee améliore le record du Japon, qu’elle détient, en 56s58 en demi-finales.
Yasuhiro Koseki is making the most of his time back after a suspension for a team altercation, racing to within .06 of the Japanese 100m breast national record.
Rikako Ikee will go for two gold medals on the final night of the World Junior Championships in the 100 fly and 50 free.
Taylor Ruck will look to defend her title in the 200 free on the final day of the 2017 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).
Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.
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.
Hungary’s Anja Kesely is seeded 3.5 seconds faster than the rest of the field in the 400 free, whose heats will take place on Saturday morning at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Kristof Milak headlines the men’s 100 fly at World Junior finals on day 3.
Rikako Ikee of Japan will be in action in the women’s 50 fly on day 3 in Indianapolis, an event in which she holds both the junior world and meet championship records.