The Ryosuke Irie Photo Vault

Ryosuke Irie, 100 backstroke championship final, 2010 Pan Pacific Championships, (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

Ryosuke Irie, 100 backstroke prelims, 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships, (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Ryosuke Irie, 100 backstroke prelims, 2010 Pan Pacific Championships, (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

Ryosuke Irie, 200 backstroke prelims, 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

Ryosuke Irie, 200 backstroke prelims, 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Ryosuke Irie, 200 backstroke prelims, 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

Ryosuke Irie, 200 backstroke prelims, 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

Ryosuke Irie, Japanese backstroke swimmer, Kinki University student in Osaka, competing at the 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

Ryosuke Irie, behind the blocks at the 2010 Pan Pac Championships. Swim News: Irie is an Olympic silver medalist in the 200 meters backstroke and an Olympic bronze medalist in the 100 meters backstroke at the 2012 Summer Olympics (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

 

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Impeccable technique.
His head/face is in the same position… On all different pictures!

bobo gigi

He’s incredibly beautiful in the water, perhaps too beautiful to win big titles. Next year is perhaps for him. But be careful, Ryan Murphy is coming.

CB

I love watching him swim! So smooth, and such flawless technique. And he gives hope to those of us of smaller stature.

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