Lately, everyone in Japan has been stepping up their swimming game, with the latest being 17-year-old Nagisa Ikemoto in the women’s 200m freestyle.
Comeback kid Kosuke Hagino is making strides in several events, including the 200m back tonight where he posted his quickest time in 2 years.
The 2nd annual Japanese Amateur Championships are set for this weekend, with Kosuke Hagino & Masato Sakai representing two men staying the course.
World Record holder Chad Le Clos will be up against stacked fields in all 3 men’s fly events in Hangzhou.
In the World Cup cat-and-mouse between Sarah Sjostrom and Ranomi Kromowidjojo, the Swede cam out on top on day 1.
Alia Atkinson was victorious over Yuliya Efimova in the women’s 100 breaststroke on day 2 of the FINA World Cup in Budapest.
Sarah Sjostrom is primed for a big night of finals at the FINA World Cup stop in Budapest.
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After a uncharacteristic 50m freestyle loss on night 1, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom fired back with 2 golds tonight in Eindhoven.
The 73rd National Sports Festival of Japan concluded today, with the nation’s golden girl, Rikako Ikee, capping off a whirlwind summer.
On the back of the Pan Pacific Championships and Asian Games already done and dusted this summer, several Japanese high-profile athletes were back in the pool racing once again, this time locally at the 94th Japan Student Swimming Championships. Ippei Watanabe made his presence known in the men’s 100 breaststroke on day 1.
After an upset gold on day 1 in the 200 freestyle, Taylor Ruck will compete in both the 100 free and 100 back on day 2 in Tokyo.
Caeleb Dressel is one of three men ever to break 50 seconds in the 100 fly, and he’s the heavy favorite at Pan Pacs even without approaching his best time so far this year.
Already the World Junior Record holder in the 200m IM,Japan’s Rikako Ikee sent a message that she’s ready to take on the senior ranks in this event.
Yuya Yajima roared his way to the wall in first at this year’s Japan Open, claiming his spot on his nation’s Pan Pac roster. But it’s the way he swims the 2fly that really turned heads.