Syogo Takeda

2018 Japan Swim Day 2: The Beat Goes On In Tokyo

Yesterday’s standouts Rikako Ikee and Daiya Seto were back in the pool today, as was Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino on day 2 of the 2018 Japan Swim.

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First Round Of Japan’s 2018 Pan Pacific C’ships Roster Announced

After a 4-event onslaught at the Japan Swim, 17-year-old Rikako Ikee leads her nation’s initial roster for the Pan Pacific Championships. Additional swimmers may be named after the Japan Open this May.

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2018 Japan Swim: Hagino Back To 400 IM Form, Nakamura 48.22

Kosuke Hagino produced a super quick 400m IM time to position him only behind America’s Chase Kalisz in the world rankings with the Pan Pacific Championships looming in the horizon.

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Rapsys, Wellbrock Vault Atop Freestyle World Rankings In Stockholm

Danas Rapsys moved to #1 in the world with his 1:45.12 in the men’s 200 free.

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2018 Japan Swim: Reona Aoki Clocks New World #1 100 Breast

Reona Aoki clocked a winning 100m breaststroke time of 1:05.90 to move onto the world rankings throne.

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Japanese Men’s Freestyle On The Rise – Historic Olympic Medal Drought Threatened

Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.

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