Rio Shirai

5 JPN Men Clock 48-Second 100 Free Times At Kosuke Kitajima Cup

Sprint ace Shinri Shioura led a men’s 100m freestyle siege on day 2 of the 2020 Kosuke Kitajima Cup taking place in Tokyo, Japan.

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Matsumoto Moves Up To #3 In The World With 1:45.8 200 Free

Japanese swimmers continue to make a statement already in 2020, tonight with Katsuhiro Matsumoto ripping a 1:45.82 meet record 100m freestyle.

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Upcoming 2020 Kosuke Kitajima Cup Gives Japanese OLY Trials Preview

IM and butterfly monster Daiya Seto is among the Japanese competitors ready to rumble in Tokyo next weekend, giving a preview of the nation’s Olympic Trials.

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Hagino Hits 200 Back Gold, Shirai Shows Up Big On Day 2 Of Tokyo New Year’s

400 IM Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino is continuing to make waves in his comeback, tonight taking the men’s 200 back in Tokyo.

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Japan, South Africa & Spain Among Queensland C’ships Visiting Nations

IM ace Yui Ohashi is just one of the key Japanese competitors headed to Brisbane for the 2019 Queensland Championships this weekend.

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Daiya Seto Concludes Tokyo Open With 1:55.98 200 IM PB To Top World Rankings

Daiya Seto wrapped up his 2019 Tokyo Open in major style, producing a 1:55.98 200 IM personal best en route to topping the podium.

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Milak Tops Hagino In Men’s 400 Free, Shioura Edges Out Nakamura In 100 Free

Visiting Hungarian swimmer Kristof Milak was back at it this evening at the Tatsumi International Swimming Center, taking the men’s 400m free event.

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Clash Of The 200 Fly World Record Holders As Seto & Milak Race In Tokyo

The reigning long course 200 fly World Record holder Kristof Milak is set to battle the reigning short course 200 fly World Record holder Daiya Seto.

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Coming Back To Form, Hagino Throws Down 4th Fastest JPN 200 IM Ever

Olympic champion in the men’s 400m IM, Kosuke Hagino of Japan, is becoming more dangerous with every competition since coming back from a 5-month hiatus.

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Shioura Takes Men’s 50 Free Title To Close Out JPN Sports Festival

The 2019 Japan National Sports Festival wrapped up last night with seasoned veteran Shinri Shioura taking away the men’s 50m freestyle title.

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Japan Releases Stiff Qualifying Standards For The 2020 Home Olympic Games

The Japanese Swimming Federation has just released the selection criteria for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games set to be hosted in Tokyo.

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Kosuke Matsui Digs Deep For 21.88 50 Free On JPN Festival Day 2

Kosuke Matsui nailed a new PB in the men’s 50m freestyle, hitting 21.88 for a new meet record on the Niigata men’s 4x50m free relay.

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Kosuke Hagino Continues Comeback With National Sports Festival

In just his 2nd meet appearance in more than 6 months, Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino is set to compete at this weekend’s National Sports Festival in Japan.

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Shinnosuke Ishikawa Rips 51.10 100 Fly, Splits 50.72 On Medley Relay

World University Games gold medalist Shinnosuke Ishikawa busted out the best time of his life in the men’s 100 fly, coming within .11 of the JPN Record.

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Rio Shirai Cranks Out 2:07.87 200 Back At Japanese Student C’ships

19-year-old Rio Shirai busted out the fastest 200m back time of her career to take gold in Tokyo tonight at the 2019 Japanese Student Championships.

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