Aug 21, 2015

World champion Seto to have heel surgery

Daiya Seto, the two-time defending world champion in the men’s 400-meter individual medley, will have surgery on both heels next month, his management firm said Thursday. The 21-year-old Seto, who defended his 400 IM title earlier this month in Kazan, Russia, will have the ...

Seto takes gold in 400-meter individual medley

Aug 10, 2015

Seto takes gold in 400-meter individual medley

Daiya Seto retained his men’s 400-meter individual medley title on the final day of the world swimming championships on Sunday. Seto led all the way and touched in 4 minutes, 8.50 seconds — 0.19 seconds faster than he swam two years ago in Barcelona. ...

Jun 15, 2015

Seto wins 400 IM on final day of Grand Prix series

Daiya Seto captured the men’s 400 meters individual medley on the final day of the Mare Nostrum series in Monaco on Sunday. Seto clocked 4 minutes, 10.58 seconds, outpacing Hungary’s David Verraszto, who took silver in 4:11.28. Seto’s Japanese teammate Kosuke Hagino took the ...

Seto claims treble at Japan Open

May 24, 2015

Seto claims treble at Japan Open

Daiya Seto achieved a personal treble on the final day of the Japan Open on Sunday, winning the men’s 200-meter individual medley in 1 minute, 57.63 seconds to add to his first-place finishes in the 200 butterfly and 400 medley during the three-day competition. ...

Dec 6, 2014

Hagino wins 200m ahead of Lochte

Kosuke Hagino won the men’s 200-meter individual medley in a Japan record and compatriot Daiya Seto, winner of the 400 IM a day earlier, placed third at the short-course world swimming championships on Friday. Hagino touched the wall in 1 minute, 50.47 seconds, 0.84 ...

Hagino captures fourth gold of Asian Games

| Sep 24, 2014

Hagino captures fourth gold of Asian Games

Kosuke Hagino continued to perform at a world-class level by winning his fourth gold medal of the Asian Games in the men’s 400-meter individual medley Wednesday. In the event in which he edged Michael Phelps to take bronze at the London Olympics, Hagino pulled ...

Jun 21, 2014

Seto prevails in men's 200 butterfly

Daiya Seto outpaced the field en route to winning the men’s 200-meter butterfly on the third day of the Japan Open swimming tournament on Saturday. Seto clocked a time of 1 minute, 54.75 seconds at Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center in the meet, which ...

Aug 11, 2013

Seto wins 400 IM at World Cup meet in Berlin

Newly crowned world champion Daiya Seto won the men’s 400-meter individual medley Saturday at a short course World Cup meet in Berlin. Seto, who won the 400 IM at last week’s world championships, captured the title in a Japanese short-course record of 3 minutes, ...

Aug 9, 2013

Seto places fourth in 200 IM at World Cup meet

Daiya Seto missed out on a golden double as he finished fourth in the men’s 200-meter individual medley on the final day of a short-course World Cup swim meet on Thursday. The 19-year-old Seto, who captured Japan’s only gold medal of the just-concluded world ...