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Ippei Watanabe Puts Up Another Sub-2:08 2Breast To Close Out Japan Open

Reigning World Record holder Ippei Watanabe proved he is a gold medal contender for this summer’s World Championships, convincingly winning the 200m breast on the final night of the 2019 Japan Open.

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Japan Open: Makino Joins Hasegawa For World Championships 200 Fly

Hiroko Makino produced the #6 200m fly time in the world to add her name to Japan’s roster for this summer’s World Championships.

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Japan Open Day 2: Yui Ohashi Crushes Another 4:33 400 IM

Yui Ohashi rocked another world-class 400m IM to notch the only World Championships qualifying time on day 2 of the 2019 Japan Open.

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Japan Cracks Men’s & Women’s 4×50 Free Relay National Records

Shinri Shioura was one of the relay members who fired off a new Japanese National Record in the 4x50m free relay.

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Inaugural Sydney Open Meet Brings Aussie Talent Trove

With just about a month to go until Australia’s World Championships Trials, Swimming New South Wales is hosting the inaugural Sydney Open this weekend at SOPAC. Not only is the 3-day competition new to the NSW calendar, but it incorporates the UniSport Australia Swimming Nationals.

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Mondiali FINA Gwangju: I Qualificati di Giappone, Spagna e Olanda

CAMPIONATI MONDIALI FINA 2019 – GWANGJU 21/28 Luglio 2019 – nuoto Gwangju, Corea sito web dell’evento Programma gare nuoto A…

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Seto & Ohashi Solidify IM King & Queen Status On Final Night In Tokyo

Olympic bronze medalist Daiya Seto earned his 3rd title at the Japanese Championships, which concluded tonight in Tokyo.

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Seto Scores 1:56 2IM, Hasegawa Tops Oashi In 200 Fly

Daiya Seto continues to produce stellar results here in Tokyo, earning his 2nd World Championships bid by winning the 200m IM.

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Matsumoto Tops 2019 2Free World Rankings, Irie Just Misses QT

Katsuhiro Matsumoto clocked a big-time 1:45.63 to take over the top 200m free time of 2019.

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Koseki Misses 1Breast Worlds QT On Day 2 Of Japan C’ships

Pan Pacs gold medalist Yasuhiro Koseki misses the World Championships qualifying time in the 100m breast.

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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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Daiya Seto Swims Lights Out, Produces 4:09/1:56 IM Combo In Hamamatsu

At the Hamana Bay Long Course Championships, Japanese National Record holders Daiya Seto and Yui Ohashi were among those who belted out some world ranking shake-ups

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Yui Ohashi Nails 4:33 400 IM, Ikee Races ‘Off Events’ In Tokyo

Yui Ohashi put up another impressive 400 IM performance, while Rikako Ikee tried out events like the 200m fly and 100m breast at a domestic meet this weekend.

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Matsumoto Racks Up 2Free Win On Day 2 Of JPN Student C’ships

Pan Pacs bronze medalist Katsuhiro Matsumoto led the men’s 200 free at the JPN Student Swimming Championships, clocking 1:46.93 for the win.

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Japan Women Break National Record in 800 Free Relay Thanks to Ikee

Rikako Ikee (above) split a 1:54 to carry Japan to a new National Record in the women’s 800 free relay.

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