Ryosuke Irie

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Terakawa Goes 4th-Ranked Time in World in 200 Back at Japan Open

In addition to Terakawa’s fireworks, butterflier Yuka Kato took down a National Record. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Aya Terakawa Breaks Japanese Record at Japan Open

It wasn’t by much, but Terakawa’s 100 back was good for a new all-time mark.

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Japan Names 27 to Olympic Roster

Even with tough standards, all but 6 event champions are headed to London (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Japanese Men’s Medley Becomes Clearer After Final Day of Trials

No new Olympic spots were handed out, but Haruka Ueda did look very good in the women’s 50 free. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Irie Nearly Repeats World Leading 200 Back Time

Japanese backstroker Ryosuke Irie finished his meet with another spectacular swim in the 200 back. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Suzuki Regains Breaststroke Throne on Day 3 in Japan

No National Records went down on day three of the 2012 “Japan Swim” Japanese Olympic Trials meet, after three were…

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Irie posts 3rd fastest 100 back in the world this year

Japanese National Championships, Tokyo: Ryosuke Irie swam a 53.17 in the 100 back taking the top seed.

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Kitajima Breaks 100 Breast Japanese Record [Video Added]

At 29-years old, Kitajima isn’t slowing down at all (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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In Briefs: Irie Closes Western Australia States With 53 100 Backstrokes

After Japan’s Ryosuke Irie made a big splash with a new Australian All-Comers Record in the 200 backstroke at the Western…

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Japan's Ryosuke Irie Breaks Australian Open National Record

Japanese superstar Ryosuke Irie broke the Australian All-Comers National Record on Thursday at the Western Australia Open State Championships with a…

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Four Meets in Four Weeks for Young Japanese Swimmers Lead to National Records, Several Top 10 Times

Whilst much of the international focus has been on big-time meets like the USA Swimming National Championships, the World University Games,…

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Rocco Potenza's Remarkable Time-Drop in Men's 1500 Concludes 2011 World University Games

Men’s 1500 free This men’s 1500 free ended up being a much better race than previously expected (the posted psych…

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2011 WUGs Final Day Preview/Start Lists: Heated Four-Way Battle in Men's 400 Medley Relay Caps Meet

Start lists are posted for the final day of the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China. Full start lists,…

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2011 WUGs Day 3: Feigen Takes Men's 100 Free, Costa-Schmid Nears National Record in 200 Free

The USA continued their winning ways on day 3 of the 2011 Summer Universiade from Shenzhen China, and picked up…

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2011 WUG Day 3 Start Lists: Men's 100, Women's 200 Amongst Highlight Races

Day 3 psych start lists have been posted on the official Shenzhen 2011 World University Games website. Click here for…

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