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Rikako Ikee finishes third in post-treatment butterfly return

Swimming Feb 21, 2021

Rikako Ikee finishes third in post-treatment butterfly return

Rikako Ikee, competing in the butterfly for the first time since coming back from leukemia treatment, was third in the Tokyo Open's women's 100 meters on Saturday. Competing in her strongest stroke, Ikee clocked 59.44 seconds at Tokyo's Tatsumi International Swim Center and booked a ...

Swimmer Hoshi confirms retirement

Olympics / Summer Olympics / Swimming Oct 4, 2016

Swimmer Hoshi confirms retirement

Double Olympic medalist Natsumi Hoshi, who won the bronze in the women's 200-meter butterfly at the 2012 London Games and the Rio Olympics in August, said Tuesday she is retiring from competition. "The biggest (reason for retirement) is that I gave my all at the ...