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Ikee Caps Off Historic Summer With 2 Meet Records At Japanese Festival

The 73rd National Sports Festival of Japan concluded today, with the nation’s golden girl, Rikako Ikee, capping off a whirlwind summer.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: China Beats Japan In Thrilling Medley

It’s been a summer loaded with swimming action, from U.S. Nationals to the European Championships to Pan Pacs to Asian Games to Junior Pan Pacs. But through all of it, you won’t see a more exciting relay race than the men’s medley at the 2018 Asian Games.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

200 breast Olympic gold medalist Dmitriy Balandin looks to defend his 100 breast title against Yan Zibei, who leads the way into the final after setting a Games Record in prelims.

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2018 Asian Games Day 5 Preview: Irie Has One Last Shot At Xu Jiayu

Ryosuke Irie claimed 2 silvers behind American Ryan Murphy at the Pan Pacific Championships. Will the Japanese national record holder be able to come away with a gold ahead of rival Xu Jiayu here in Jakarta?

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Schooling Breaks Own Asian Games Record To Defend 100 Fly Title

Joseph Schooling successfully defended his 100 fly title at the Asian Games with a new meet record of 51.04.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Joseph Schooling will look to defend his 100 fly title on day 4 of the Asian Games in Jakarta.

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2018 Asian Games Day 4 Preview: Schooling & Balandin Set To Splash

Joseph Schooling of Singapore and Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan, both reigning Olympic champions, will take on their fellow Asian swimmers tomorrow in Jakarta.

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Asian Games’ Arrival: Re-Live Schooling’s Rio Olympic Gold

Remember when Joseph Schooling rocked the world with his 100m fly gold in Rio? He’ll try to reproduce a similar monster swim in Jakarta next week competing in the Asian Games.

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2018 Pan Pacs Previews: US/Brazil Battle Highlights Men’s Relays

The Americans should battle Brazil for the men’s 4×100 free relay gold… but we don’t know who will be on the American team. Even the status of 2017 World champ Caeleb Dressel (pictured) is in the wind.

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Japan Selects Stacked Roster For 2018 Pan Pacific Championships

National record holders and world-ranked Rikako Ikee, Kosuke Hagino, Daiya Seto and Katsumi Nakamura are among the Japanese Pan Pacific Championships swimmers selected.

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2018 Japan Open Day 4: Ikee’s 5th Gold, Watanabe Busts Breaststroke

Rikako Ikee racked up her 5th individual win, while Ippei Watanabe crushe a top 5 200m breast time.

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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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2018 Japan Swim: Koseki Holds Off Watanabe, 10 Men W/ 52-pt 100 Fly

Yasuhiro Koseki completed the breaststroke trifecta, holding off reigning world record holder Ippei Watanabe in the men’s 200m breaststroke in Tokyo tonight.

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2017 World University Games: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

Ali Deloof will compete for gold in tonight’s 50 back final.

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2017 World University Games: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Kosuke Hagino will hit the water in the men’s 200 back prelims on day 5 in Taipei.

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