On-fire Rikako Ikee of Japan continues her string of consecutive competitions by competing in the 50th Tokyo Swimming Center Invitational Swim Meet this week.
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.
Sprinter Katsumi Nakamura is just one of the Japanese swimmers who cracked the world’s top 5 tonight in Tokyo.
Pan Pacs champions Yasuhiro Koseki and Daiya Seto did major damage on day 1 of the Japanese Short Course Championships, rocking the world rankings in the process.
In response to her extraordinary year in the pool, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee has been honored as ‘MVP’ by the Japanese Swimming Federation.
La nouvelle coqueluche du demi-fond chinois, c’est Wang Jianjiahe.
Rikako Ikee had another 55-second fly leg as Japan broke the Asian Games and Japanese National Records in the women’s 400 medley relay.
Xu Jiayu’s scintillating 52.30 backstroke lead-off was key as China broke the Asian Record in the mixed 400 medley relay.
Rikako Ikee is now 3/3 in gold medals as she won the 100 freestyle in a new Games Record.
Comme prévu, SUN Yang a gagné, facile, le 200 mètres messieurs, première étape d’un triomphe annoncé.
Rikako Ikee will compete in both the 50 fly and 100 free on day 2 of the Asian Games.
Rikako Ikee recorded one of the fastest fly splits in history as Japan broke their National Record in the women’s 400 medley relay.
Cate Campbell anchored the Australians in 50.93, the fastest female freestyle leg in history, as they won gold in the 400 mixed medley relay in a new Commonwealth Record.
Australia (4×1 free) and the U.S. (4×1 medley) are already world record-holders, and the American 4×2 could also have a shot at a world record in Tokyo.
Japan’s mega star Kosuke Hagino dropped the 200 free unexpectedly at the Japan Swim, the meet which qualifies swimmers for the Pan Pacific Games.