Japan’s premier IM specialist Yui Ohashi discusses a delayed Olympics, possible retirement and the key to her swimming efficiency.
Yui Ohashi is the expected 200m IM and 400m IM top contender at Japan’s Olympic Trials, but she’ll be trying the 200m fly on for size as well.
On-fire Daiya Seto will have extra incentive to give it his all at next month’s Konami Open, seeing how a quarter of a million dollars is up for grabs.
Japanese swimmers continue to make a statement already in 2020, tonight with Katsuhiro Matsumoto ripping a 1:45.82 meet record 100m freestyle.
IM and butterfly monster Daiya Seto is among the Japanese competitors ready to rumble in Tokyo next weekend, giving a preview of the nation’s Olympic Trials.
Although he took the silver in the 200m breast, two-time World Champion in the IM events, Daiya Seto, put up the best time of his career by over a second.
The reigning long course 200 fly World Record holder Kristof Milak is set to battle the reigning short course 200 fly World Record holder Daiya Seto.
The 61st Japanese Short Course Swimming Championships are slated for this weekend in Tokyo, with double world champion Daiya Set set to race.
The 2019 Japan National Sports Festival wrapped up last night with seasoned veteran Shinri Shioura taking away the men’s 50m freestyle title.
World Championships medalist Yui Ohashi walked away with 2 gold medals on just the first day of Japan Sports Festival competition.
World University Games gold medalist Shinnosuke Ishikawa busted out the best time of his life in the men’s 100 fly, coming within .11 of the JPN Record.
19-year-old Rio Shirai busted out the fastest 200m back time of her career to take gold in Tokyo tonight at the 2019 Japanese Student Championships.
Get hype: Kristof Milak swims the 200 fly, Caeleb Dressel swims the 100 free after going a 47.32 in prelims, and Sun Yang races for his third gold medal.
The session includes a 200 fly swim-off, the prelims of the women’s 50 back, men’s 100 free, men’s 200 IM, women’s 200 fly, and the mixed 400 medley relay.
For Japan, taking Gwangju gold carries extra significance, as these World Championships represent a qualifying opportunity for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.