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Seto & Ohashi Put On 400 IM Show On Day 1 Of 2019 Konami Open

The 2019 Konami Open kicked off tonight, but without one of Japan’s main aquatic powerhouses, Rikako Ikee. Swimming in her honor, Ikee’s Japanese teammates threw down some stellar marks for this point in the season.

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Japanese Swimmers Race For Ikee At This Weekend’s 2019 Konami Open

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.

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Head Coach Hirai, JPN Swimmers Hagino & Koseki React To Ikee Diagnosis

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.

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Daiya Seto Swims Lights Out, Produces 4:09/1:56 IM Combo In Hamamatsu

At the Hamana Bay Long Course Championships, Japanese National Record holders Daiya Seto and Yui Ohashi were among those who belted out some world ranking shake-ups

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Rikako Ikee Named Japan’s ‘Swimmer Of The Year’ for 2018

Recognizing its elite athletes for performances throughout the 2018 season, the Japanese Swimming Federation bestowed is top prize of Swimmer of the Year to teenage powerhouse Rikako Ikee.

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Hagino & Ohashi Ease Back Into Racing At Northern Block Meet

Both Olympians Kosuke Hagino and Yui Ohashi of Japan got some racing in over the weekend, taking on the Tokyo Northern Block competition.

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Australia or Japan: Which Was Better in 2018?

If you want to create a list of the best swimming nations last year, the top spot is easy: the…

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2018 Swammy Awards: Hirai & Umehara, Asian Coaches Of The Year

Along with Japanese National Team Coach Norimasa Hirai, Daiya Seto’s coach, Takayuki Umehara, earned our Swammy Award for the 2018 Asian Coach of the Year.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Rikako Ikee, Female Asian Swimmer Of The Year

18-year-old Rikako Ikee has had her best year of swimming yet, earning her the Swammy Award for Female Asian Swimmer of the Year.

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2018 SC World Previews: Hosszu Targets Second Consecutive IM Trifecta

Katinka Hosszu will look to continue her reign in the women’s medley events in Hangzhou.

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Yui Ohashi Nails 4:33 400 IM, Ikee Races ‘Off Events’ In Tokyo

Yui Ohashi put up another impressive 400 IM performance, while Rikako Ikee tried out events like the 200m fly and 100m breast at a domestic meet this weekend.

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El mundial de las renuncias: Sjostrom, Campbell, Efimova, Belmonte…

Las campeonas olímpicas Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell, Emma McKeon y Brittany Elmslie (en la foto) no participarán en el mundial de Hangzhou. Otras estrellas como Yulia Efimova, Sarah Sjostrom, Mireia Belmonte, Kosuke Hagino y Lilly King también han renunciado. Hay falta de interés por parte de la élite?

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Ohashi Produces 4:32 LCM 400 IM On Day 1 Of Kitajima Cup

Yui Ohashi fired off a faster 400 IM time tonight in Tokyo than what it took her to win gold at this year’s Pan Pacific Championships.

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Copa del mundo Tokyo día 3: Xu Jiayu, récord del mundo en 100 espalda

El récord del mundo de Xu Jiayu en 100m espalda, lo más destacado del último día de competición en la Copa del mundo de Tokyo. Los rusos siguen imparables. Sjostrom sale derrotada ante Ikee y Kromowidjojo. Lili Ibáñez ha batido el récord mexicano de 100m libres.

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Michael Andrew Comes Within .01 Of American Record To Close Tokyo

Michael Andrew fell just short of gold in the men’s 50m fly, but came within .01 of Tom Shields’ American Record tonight in Tokyo.

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