Natsumi Sakai

2018 Pan Pacs Previews: Clash of WR-Holders In Women’s Backstrokes

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.

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Japan Selects Stacked Roster For 2018 Pan Pacific Championships

National record holders and world-ranked Rikako Ikee, Kosuke Hagino, Daiya Seto and Katsumi Nakamura are among the Japanese Pan Pacific Championships swimmers selected.

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First Round Of Japan’s 2018 Pan Pacific C’ships Roster Announced

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.

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Japan Swim 2018 : Yui Ohashi, 4’30s82, autre rivale d’Hosszu sur 400m quatre nages

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.

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2018 Japan Swim: Hagino Back To 400 IM Form, Nakamura 48.22

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.

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Japon Swim 2018 : Rikako Ikee record japonais du 100 papillon dames, en 56s58

Rikako Ikee améliore le record du Japon, qu’elle détient, en 56s58 en demi-finales.

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2018 Japan Swim Day 1 Finals: Koseki Back From Suspension With A 58

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.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

Rikako Ikee will go for two gold medals on the final night of the World Junior Championships in the 100 fly and 50 free.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

Taylor Ruck will look to defend her title in the 200 free on the final day of the 2017 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.

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2017 World Juniors: Americans Bring Medal Count to 22 on Day 5

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).

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

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.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

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.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Kristof Milak headlines the men’s 100 fly at World Junior finals on day 3.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

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.

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