Rikako Ikee

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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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Rikako Ikee Named Japan’s ‘Swimmer Of The Year’ for 2018

Recognizing its elite athletes for performances throughout the 2018 season, the Japanese Swimming Federation bestowed is top prize of Swimmer of the Year to teenage powerhouse Rikako Ikee.


Ikee, Hasegawa, Coleman & Thomas Headed To Michael Bohl Temporarily

A temporary, yet powerful training collaboration is about to go down at Griffith University later this week under storied Aussie coach Michael Bohl.

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Seto & Ikee Waste No Time Getting 2019 Racing Underway

Two Japanese powerhouse athletes wasted no time getting some in-season racing under their belts, as both newly-minted World Record holder Daiya Seto and last year’s Asian Games MVP Rikako Ikee took to domestic pools.

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SwimSwam’s Official 2018 Swammy Award Index

This month, we’re recounting the top performers and performances of the year 2018. Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions.


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