Natsumi Sakai

Sun Yang Qualifies 1st in Pursuit of First 200 Free Asian Games Gold

Sun Yang is the defending World and Olympic Champion in the 200 free, but the title of Asian Games champion in the event has eluded him.

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Ikee’s 55.48 Fly Leg Leads Japan To National Record In Medley Relay

Rikako Ikee recorded one of the fastest fly splits in history as Japan broke their National Record in the women’s 400 medley relay.

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2018 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Yasuhiro Koseki is one of the contenders in the men’s 200 breast on day 4 of the Pan Pacific Championships.

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Natsumi Sakai Breaks Decade-Old Japan Junior Record in 100 Back

2018 PAN PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIPS Thursday, August 9 – Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center, Tokyo, Japan Meet…

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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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