Shinri Shioura

Kosuke Hagino Crushes Asian Record in 400 IM; Kitajima Wins 100 Breaststroke

In what was a slow day overall to kick of Japan’s four-day National Championship, Kosuke Hagino mutulated his own Asian continental record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Terakawa Breaks Japanese Record in Continued Focus on Shorter Backstrokes

Aya Terakawa gave up the 200 backstroke in a head-scratching decision last year, but the move has paid off so far. (File photo courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Akihiro Skips 100 Breaststroke After World Record in 200

With Yamaguchi out, Shinri Shioura had to lift Japan on the final day of their National Sports Festival (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Yamaguchi Breaks Japanese Junior Breaststroke Record at Japan Open

(Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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Four Meets in Four Weeks for Young Japanese Swimmers Lead to National Records, Several Top 10 Times

Whilst much of the international focus has been on big-time meets like the USA Swimming National Championships, the World University Games,…

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Final Thoughts from the 2011 World University Games

The World University Games are always a meet that must be viewed with an eye of skepticism. For many international…

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