A ‘who’s who’ within the Japanese swimming ranks is set to descend upon the Tatsumi International Swimming Center this weekend to compete at the annual Konami Open. However, this year will have a different meaning, as the nation’s star female athlete, Rikako Ikee, will no longer be taking part, instead addressing her recently-disclosed illness of leukemia.
The entire swimming community was shocked to learn that Japanese swimming superstar Rikako Ikee has been diagnosed with leukemia, just months after becoming the first-ever Asian Games MVP.
World Record holder Ippei Watanabe and Pan Pacific Championshps gold medalist Yasihiro Koseki were neck-and-neck in a battle at the Kirara Cup this weekend.
Last Friday, SwimSwam published our Swammy Awards Top 10 Swims of the Year. The number one race was the men’s medley relay at the Asian Games.
As we wrap up our 2018 Swammy Awards, it’s time to look back at the top 10 swims of 2018.
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Yasuhiro Koseki had the 2nd fastest breaststroke split in the field as the Japanese men set a new Asian Record in the 400 medley relay.
Cameron van der Burgh highlights the men’s 50 breast at day 5 prelims in Hangzhou.
Sévèrement défait sur 100 brasse, Kirill PRIGODA s’est offert une revanche éclatante sur 200 mètres : titre et record mondial.
Femke Heemskerk had a blazing 22.90 anchor for the Netherlands as they broke the European Record and went under the old world record.
Caeleb Dressel will be one of two male anchor legs in the relay.
9e en séries, 6e à l’issue des demi-finales, Cameron van der Burgh a gagné le 100 brasse.
In his most recent race before announcing his impending retirement, South African Olympic gold medalist Cameron van der Burgh showed the world why he’s been on top for so long.
Estados Unidos ha sido el gran triunfador del segundo día en el mundial de Hangzhou, ganando 5 oros. Los americanos han logrados 2 récords del mundo en relevos. Hosszu, Murphy y Van der Burgh han sido algunos de los ganadores de la noche. Foto de Kelsi Dahlia, hoy ganadora de 2 oros y 1 plata,
CAMPIONATO MONDIALE IN VASCA CORTA FINA 2018 11/16 Dicembre 2018 Hangzhou (Cina) Swimswam Italia Guida Sito web dell’evento Programma Gare…