Athletes will come together on Friday, April 26th to compete in the TYR Derby Pro Swim Meet presented by Churchill Downs., with 12 times Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte acting as event host.
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2019 KONAMI OPEN Saturday, February 16th & Sunday, February 17th International Swimming Centre, Chiba Prefecture Prelims at 9am local (7pm…
The 2019 Konami Open kicked off tonight, but without one of Japan’s main aquatic powerhouses, Rikako Ikee. Swimming in her honor, Ikee’s Japanese teammates threw down some stellar marks for this point in the season.
A ‘who’s who’ within the Japanese swimming ranks is set to descend upon the Tatsumi International Swimming Center this weekend to compete at the annual Konami Open. However, this year will have a different meaning, as the nation’s star female athlete, Rikako Ikee, will no longer be taking part, instead addressing her recently-disclosed illness of leukemia.
Last Friday, SwimSwam published our Swammy Awards Top 10 Swims of the Year. The number one race was the men’s medley relay at the Asian Games.
As we wrap up our 2018 Swammy Awards, it’s time to look back at the top 10 swims of 2018.
Caeleb Dressel and Vlad Morozov went 1-2 in the men’s 100 freestyle final, both nearly a full second faster than the winning time was in 2016.
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.
The Japanese competition train ceases to stop, as the nation’s top athletes are gearing up for their World Championships Selection Meet slated for October 27th and 28th.
In response to her extraordinary year in the pool, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee has been honored as ‘MVP’ by the Japanese Swimming Federation.
Elite Japanese sprinter Shinri Shioura has withdrawn from the remainder of the 2018 racing season due to complications with tonsillitis.
The 73rd National Sports Festival of Japan concluded today, with the nation’s golden girl, Rikako Ikee, capping off a whirlwind summer.
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.
SUN Yang s’est emparé des titres du 200, 400, 800, et 1500 nage libre à Djakarta.
It’s been a summer loaded with swimming action, from U.S. Nationals to the European Championships to Pan Pacs to Asian Games to Junior Pan Pacs. But through all of it, you won’t see a more exciting relay race than the men’s medley at the 2018 Asian Games.