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Olympic Champion Hagino Opting Out Of All-Important JPN C’ships

Japan’s key leader Kosuke Hagino has abandoned plans to compete at his nation’s World Championships Trials meet of the Japanese Championships next month.


Rikako Ikee Fights On: “I Will Not Give Up Yet”

18-year-old Asian Games MVP Rikako Ikee continues to give us insight into her battle with leukemia while keeping a distant eye on her swimming future.


Ikee Says Leukemia Treatment ‘Thousand Times Harder Than I Thought’

Japanese swimming superstar Rikako Ikee has posted her first social media message since beginning treatment for leukemia, a disease for which she recently revealed her diagnosis at just 18 years of age. 


Lo que Gary Hall Sr. admira de la técnica de mariposa de Rikako Ikee

Al observar la mariposa de Ikee, podrá ver que tiene que tiene los brazos muy altos en el recobro a ambos lados; un brazo de recobro muy vertical comparado con la mayoría. El esfuerzo adicional de Ikee para realizar el recobro con los brazos tan altos puede ser un esfuerzo que vale la pena.

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Butterfly Stroke: Why I Like Rikako Ikee’s Butterfly Technique

Watching Rikako swimming butterfly, you will see that she has very high recovering arms on both sides; a very vertical arm recovery compared to most. The extra effort of Rikako’s high arm recovery, for those able to do so, may be well worth the effort.


World Ranking Shake-Ups Galore At 2019 Konami Open

2019 KONAMI OPEN Saturday, February 16th & Sunday, February 17th International Swimming Centre, Chiba Prefecture Prelims at 9am local (7pm…

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Seto & Ohashi Put On 400 IM Show On Day 1 Of 2019 Konami Open

The 2019 Konami Open kicked off tonight, but without one of Japan’s main aquatic powerhouses, Rikako Ikee. Swimming in her honor, Ikee’s Japanese teammates threw down some stellar marks for this point in the season.

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Japan’s Bone Marrow Bank Inquiries Spike With Ikee Announcement

In response to the shocking news that Japanese swimming superstar and potential multiple Tokyo 2020 medal contender Rikako Ikee has been diagnosed with leukemia, Japan’s Marrow Donor Program says it has been inundated with donation inquiries.


Japanese Swimmers Race For Ikee At This Weekend’s 2019 Konami Open

A ‘who’s who’ within the Japanese swimming ranks is set to descend upon the Tatsumi International Swimming Center this weekend to compete at the annual Konami Open. However, this year will have a different meaning, as the nation’s star female athlete, Rikako Ikee, will no longer be taking part, instead addressing her recently-disclosed illness of leukemia.

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Pan Pacific Champion Rikako Ikee Ko Hua Leukemia

Japan Ke superstar and Tokyo 2020 me medal ke liye sabke hope Rikako Ikee ki taraf se ek buri khabar aa rhi hai ki unko leukemia hai, ye news unhone 12th feburary ko tweet ke jariye apne fans ko share kri.

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Ikee Thanks Swimming Community And Says “I Will Definitely Come Back”

After her shocking leukemia diagnosis announcement, 18-year-old Asian Games MVP Rikako Ikee posted a follow-up message on social media thanking the swimming community for their kind words and reassurance.

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Pan Pacific Champion Rikako Ikee Diagnosed With Leukemia

Japanese superstar and Tokyo 2020 medal hope Rikako Ikee has been diagnosed with leukemia


La superstar japonaise Rikako Ikee atteinte de leucémie

Rikako Ikee a annoncé mardi sur son compte Twitter qu’elle souffrait de leucémie.

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Head Coach Hirai, JPN Swimmers Hagino & Koseki React To Ikee Diagnosis

The entire swimming community was shocked to learn that Japanese swimming superstar Rikako Ikee has been diagnosed with leukemia, just months after becoming the first-ever Asian Games MVP.


La japonesa Rikako Ikee, de 18 años, diagnosticada de leucemia

La superestrella japonesa Rikako Ikee, ganadora de 6 oros en los recientes Juegos Asiáticos, ha anunciado hoy en sus redes sociales que sufre leucemia, una forma de cáncer en la sangre.

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