Sayaka Akase

Sun Yang Qualifies 1st in Pursuit of First 200 Free Asian Games Gold

Sun Yang is the defending World and Olympic Champion in the 200 free, but the title of Asian Games champion in the event has eluded him.

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2018 Pan Pacs Previews: Clash of WR-Holders In Women’s Backstrokes

Kylie Masse spent a year and three days as owner of the 100 backstroke world record. Now, she gets to compete against her usurper to retake that throne.

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2018 Japan Swim: Koseki Holds Off Watanabe, 10 Men W/ 52-pt 100 Fly

Yasuhiro Koseki completed the breaststroke trifecta, holding off reigning world record holder Ippei Watanabe in the men’s 200m breaststroke in Tokyo tonight.

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FINA Revises Rio Relay Qualification Criteria; JPN Medley Now In

The Japanese women’s 4x100m medley relay has had its status changed in terms of being in the top 12 for Rio qualification.

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2014 Asian Games – Day 6 Prelims real-time recaps

We’re down to the final day of the 2014 Asian Games, which will feature Ye Shiwen of China in the women’s 200 IM.

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2014 Pan Pacs Previews – An Upset Could Be Brewing in Women’s Backstrokes

The Cal women will be battling among themselves in the backstroke races for spots in finals, but they’ll have to deal with a bigger threat from the Australians in the evening.

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Koseki Goes #2-Ranked 200 Breaststroke to Close Japan Open

The final day of the 2014 Japan Open was a little bit of a redemption day for at least one…

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Takahisha Breaks Oldest Japanese Record, Among Three National Marks at Japan Open

The Japanese stars are on-fire this week at the 2014 Japan Open.

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Shioura Becomes First Japanese Man Under 22 in 50 Free to Close Japanese Nationals

Women’s 50 Freestyle – FINALS Among the greatest weaknesses in all of Japanese swimming is the women’s sprint freestyles; however,…

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National, Asian Records Fall on Day 1 of 2014 Japanese SC Championships

The Japanese swim team continues to be on fire, as they have been throughout the short course season, with two Asian Records on Saturday.

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Japan wins 4×50 Free Relay at Dubai World Cup – Race Video

Race video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner. 4 x 50 freestyle mixed relay – Dubai World Cup…

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