The 2016 Japan Swim (Japanese Olympic Trials) kick-off today in Tokyo, with two big guns – Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino – highlighting the very first event.
Seto, Hagino, Ikee and several other key players were in action again tonight in Tokyo for Day 2 of the 2016 Konami Open, the last major meet before April’s Olympic Trials.
Kosuke Hagino throws down 2016’s first sub-4:10 400 IM, while 15-year-old Rikako Ikee continues on her fierce freestyle record siege on Day 1 of the 2016 Konami Open.
The Chinese and Japanese teams will have a hard time overcoming the talent and depth of the Australian team in Perth…
Rikako Ikee won the women’s 100 freestyle at the Kitajima Cup in a time of 53.99…
Although banned from training at any official centers in the country, Chinese distance star Sun Yang leads his team at the Perth Aquatic Super Series in Australia, scheduled for February 5th and 6th.
The 2015 Japan Open continued today with some significant shaking up of the world rankings. Two Japanese National Records also…
Red-hot backstroker Ryosuke Irie will look to dominate once again, this time at the 2015 Japan Open slated for May 22-24th in Tokyo.
The Japanese Swimming Federation has announced a team of 25 athletes who they will be sending to the World Championships in Kazan…
Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino swept the top two spots in the 200 IM, with Hagino breaking his own national and continental records.
Hagino Breaks Two Japanese Records; Women Start Slow But Finish Strong on Day 3 of Japanese Nationals
As more Japanese veterans fail to qualify for Pan Pacs, it’s unquestionable who the country’s star swimmers is: Kosuke Hagino.
Sean Ryan of the United States has been biding his time through Open Water Nationals and the World Championship Trials, but unleashed at the World University Games. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Georgia’s Melanie Margalis used a great back-half on her 200 IM to pull away for the top seed on Friday morning in Kazan. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Yana Martynova (picture courtesy of U of E Swim Team)