In response to her extraordinary year in the pool, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee has been honored as ‘MVP’ by the Japanese Swimming Federation.
Masato Sakai (left) won the 200m fly silver medal in Rio, but recently underwent shoulder surgery this summer. He’ll be making his recovery debut this weekend at the Japanese National Sports Festival.
Among the swimmers to watch is Japanese IM star Yui Ohashi, who leads the way in the 400 IM.
World record holder Ippei Watanabe will swim the men’s 200 breast on day 3 of the Asian Games.
We have the Olympic champ racing in the 400 free with Mack Horton set to battle Zane Grothe and Jack McLoughlin.
After an upset gold on day 1 in the 200 freestyle, Taylor Ruck will compete in both the 100 free and 100 back on day 2 in Tokyo.
Japan’s Yui Ohashi is the heavy favorite for the women’s 400 IM victory, while World Champion Chase Kalisz battles Japanese Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino in the men’s race.
Chase Kalisz will compete in the men’s 400 IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
Japan’s Yui Ohashi will look for an IM sweep in a set of Pan Pacs events that have seen major turnover from the 2014 edition.
Yesterday’s standouts Rikako Ikee and Daiya Seto were back in the pool today, as was Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino on day 2 of the 2018 Japan Swim.
Olympic medalist Daiya Seto was in the Tokyo water twice this morning, earning return swims in the men’s 200m IM and 200m fly at the 2018 Japan Swim.
After a rather quiet first quarter, Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino will try to make some noise at this week’s Japan Swim in Tokyo.
Au premier jour du meeting de Lausanne, toutes les courses féminines soit étaient très enlevées, soit donnaient lieu à de beaux chronos.
Ohashi slashed over three seconds off of the old record.
2017 LAUSANNE CUP Lausanne, Switzerland December 20-21, 2017 Meet central Live results Several swimmers had standout days in Lausanne, with…