16-year-old Rikako Ikee notched a new national record while topping the women’s 50m butterfly gold in Nagoya tonight.
Yashuhiro Koseki notched his 2nd victory at the 2017 Japan Swim, earning a 50m breaststroke national record in the process.
Wang Shun (right) clocked a faster 200m IM tonight in Tokyo than that which earned him a bronze medal in Rio.
Katie Ledecky will swim her first individual event of these games this morning, taking things out in the heats of the 400m freestyle. The world record holder will be looking to enter her first Olympic final in this event.
Cate Campbell tied her world leading 52.38 in the 100 freestyle on day 2 of the Japan Open.
Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino will be two swimmers to watch this weekend at the 2016 Japan Open.
Despite tough Japanese Olympic-qualifying standards that sometimes stood quicker than the country’s own record in the event, the Japanese are bringing its 2nd-largest swimming squad ever to an Olympics.
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Satomi Suzuki, who won a bronze medal in the 100 breaststroke at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, has failed to even final in Tokyo on day 2 of the Japanese National Championships.
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Take-home #1 from the Asian Games? Kosuke Hagino is the real-deal. What he does next, though, is still in question.
Kosuke Hagino won one of the premier races of day 1, besting Sun Yang and Park Tae-hwan to take home gold in the 200 freestyle.
Michael Phelps makes his return to international competition in Australia this week. Get the scoop on what to watch for at the Pan Pacific Championships here.
2014 Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Watanabe leads women’s breaststrokes with Americans, Aussies in tow
Japan’s Kanako Watanabe is among the top seeds in both women’s breaststrokes, leading very strong Japanese delegations in both.
The Japanese stars are on-fire this week at the 2014 Japan Open.