Yuya Yajima

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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Ippei Watanabe Wins 3rd Consecutive Title At Japan Student C’ships

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.

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2018 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

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.

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2018 Pan Pacs Previews: Dressel & Horomura Rising In Men’s Butterfly

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.

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Rikako Ikee Diversifies With World’s 6th Fastest 200 IM

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.

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Stretched Out Butterfly: Another Look At Yajima’s Elongated Stroke

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.

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JPN 200 Fly OLY Silver Medalist Masato Sakai Misses Pan Pacs Roster

Japan’s Masato Sakai missed Olympic gold by just .04 behind America’s Michael Phelps in Rio and he has now narrowly missed making his nation’s Pan Pacific Championships squad.

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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: Ikee Continues Siege, While Hagino Gets On Board

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.

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Japan Swim Day 4: Hagino & Seto W/ 1:56 IMs, Horomura 1:53.7 2Fly

Kosuke Hagino, Rikako Ikee, Daiya Seto & Nao Horomura produced some of Japan’s fastest performances ever tonight.

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2018 Japan Swim: Reona Aoki Clocks New World #1 100 Breast

Reona Aoki clocked a winning 100m breaststroke time of 1:05.90 to move onto the world rankings throne.

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2018 Japan Swim Day 3 Prelims: Seto Pulls 2IM/2Fly Double

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.

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Ultime fatiche ed archiviato anche il cluster Asia1 di WC2017.

La quinta tappa della Coppa del Mondo 2017 si consuma tra le corsie del centro acquatico Hamad. La prima giornata…

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Shields Set for Fly Showdown After Hong Kong World Cup Day 2 Prelims

The second and final day of the Hong Kong stop of the 2017 FINA World Cub series began with prelims at 9 a.m. local time Sunday morning.

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Katinka Hosszu In Command at Hong Kong World Cup Day 1 Prelims

Day 1 of the Hong Kong stop of the 2017 FINA World Cup kicked off at 9 a.m. local time on Saturday morning, and featured prelims for seventeen events. 

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