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.
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.
Pan Pacs bronze medalist Katsuhiro Matsumoto led the men’s 200 free at the JPN Student Swimming Championships, clocking 1:46.93 for the win.
On the back of the Pan Pacific Championships and Asian Games already done and dusted this summer, several Japanese high-profile athletes were back in the pool racing once again, this time locally at the 94th Japan Student Swimming Championships. Ippei Watanabe made his presence known in the men’s 100 breaststroke on day 1.
Joseph Schooling will look to defend his 100 fly title on day 4 of the Asian Games in Jakarta.
La rencontre est celle de deux styles, de deux histoires, de deux conceptions de la natation.
After an upset gold on day 1 in the 200 freestyle, Taylor Ruck will compete in both the 100 free and 100 back on day 2 in Tokyo.
Japanese teenage sensation Rikako Ikee is tied for the fastest time in the world this year in the women’s 100 butterfly (56.23).
Already the World Junior Record holder in the 200m IM,Japan’s Rikako Ikee sent a message that she’s ready to take on the senior ranks in this event.
Japan will try to turn the medal tables on China come the 2018 Asian Games in August.
National record holders and world-ranked Rikako Ikee, Kosuke Hagino, Daiya Seto and Katsumi Nakamura are among the Japanese Pan Pacific Championships swimmers selected.
Kosuke Hagino ne s’est pas présenté au départ du 200 mètres, décision qui obère sa sélection sur la distance.
Yasuhiro Koseki completed the breaststroke trifecta, holding off reigning world record holder Ippei Watanabe in the men’s 200m breaststroke in Tokyo tonight.
The men’s 200m breaststroke event at the 2018 Japan Swim has reigning world record holder Ippei Watanabe among its competitors.
Au premier jour du meeting de Lausanne, toutes les courses féminines soit étaient très enlevées, soit donnaient lieu à de beaux chronos.