Daiya Seto returns to competition after sex scandal

More Sports / Swimming Feb 4, 2021

Daiya Seto returns to competition after sex scandal

Four-time world champion Daiya Seto, who resigned as captain of Japan's Olympic swim team after an extramarital affair, swam a competitive race for the first time in nearly five months at the Japan Open on Thursday. The 26-year-old avoided a ban from competing at the ...

Daiya Seto planning race comeback in February after sex scandal

Swimming Jan 8, 2021

Daiya Seto planning race comeback in February after sex scandal

Four-time world champion Daiya Seto, who resigned as captain of Japan's swim team after an extramarital affair, has entered next month's Japan Open for his first competitive race in nearly five months, a source familiar with the plan said Friday. The 26-year-old avoided a ban ...

Daiya Seto to sit out rest of year as punishment for affair

Swimming Oct 14, 2020

Daiya Seto to sit out rest of year as punishment for affair

Swimming star Daiya Seto will not take part in any official activities for the rest of the year as punishment for an extramarital affair, the Japan Swimming Federation decided Tuesday. In an extraordinary online meeting, the federation determined that the 26-year-old Seto had breached its ...

Daiya Seto vacates Olympic swim captain role over affair

Swimming Sep 30, 2020

Daiya Seto vacates Olympic swim captain role over affair

Daiya Seto, the reigning world champion in the men's 200- and 400-meter individual medley, resigned as captain of Japan's Olympic swim team on Wednesday in the wake of his admitting to an extramarital affair. Seto's management company released an apology from the married swimmer last ...