The Japanese Olympic Committee is reportedly planning on setting a 30 gold medal target for their home-hosted Games in 2020. Here are just 5 swimmers who may help make that goal happen.
Japan will try to turn the medal tables on China come the 2018 Asian Games in August.
Teen Rikako Ikee continues to show her Tokyo 2020 promise, while Kosuke Hagino gets his first win of the meet at the 2018 Japan Open.
Kosuke Hagino already snatched a spot on Japan’s Pan Pacific Championships roster, but others will be striving for the same accomplishment at next weekend’s Japan Open.
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.
Miss Hohashi a battu le record du Japon, nagé 4’30s82 et amélioré la performance, 4’31s42 qu’elle avait établie le 15 avril 2017.
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.
Yui Ohashi fired off a new Japanese national record in the women’s 400m IM in a time that boosts her to #6 on the world’s all-time fastest performers list.
Kosuke Hagino, Rikako Ikee, Daiya Seto & Nao Horomura produced some of Japan’s fastest performances ever tonight.
Reona Aoki clocked a winning 100m breaststroke time of 1:05.90 to move onto the world rankings throne.
Olympic medalist Daiya Seto was in the Tokyo water twice this morning, earning return swims in the men’s 200m IM and 200m fly at the 2018 Japan Swim.
After a rather quiet first quarter, Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino will try to make some noise at this week’s Japan Swim in Tokyo.
2018 KONAMI OPEN Saturday, February 17th & Sunday, February 18th Tatsumi International Swimming Center Prelims at 9am local (7pm previous…
Rikako Ikee produced a new 200 free national record, but Katsumi Nakamura, Yui Ohashi and Daiya Seto were also dominant tonight in Tokyo.
Kosuke Hagino, Daiya Seto and recently-minted national record holder Katsumi Nakamura are just a few of the elite names headed to Tokyo this weekend.