Takeshi Kawamoto tied the longstanding Japanese national record in the 100 fly in semi-finals but it all comes down to the final tonight.
During prelims, Naoki Mizunuma out touched Takeshi Kawamoto (above) by .16, leading a pack of 12 swimmers who finished with times between 51.92 and 52.92.
Japan’s Rika Omoto topped the women’s 200 IM podium here at the Tokyo New Year Meet, hitting a lifetime best in the process.
With a bye week, several ISL Tokyo Frog Kings swimmers such as Kosuke Hagino and Ippei Watanabe will be in the water for JPN C’ships.
The 2nd annual Japanese Amateur Championships are set for this weekend, with Kosuke Hagino & Masato Sakai representing two men staying the course.
The 61st Japanese Short Course Swimming Championships are slated for this weekend in Tokyo, with double world champion Daiya Set set to race.
Daiya Seto will try to defend his 400m IM world title earned in Windsor at the last edition of the FINA Short Course World Championships.
Pan Pacs champions Yasuhiro Koseki and Daiya Seto did major damage on day 1 of the Japanese Short Course Championships, rocking the world rankings in the process.
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.
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.
Yasuhiro Koseki completed the breaststroke trifecta, holding off reigning world record holder Ippei Watanabe in the men’s 200m breaststroke in Tokyo tonight.
The Japanese women’s 4x100m medley relay has had its status changed in terms of being in the top 12 for Rio qualification.
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.
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.
The final day of the 2014 Japan Open was a little bit of a redemption day for at least one…