Divers become first Japanese to qualify for Tokyo 2020

More Sports / Swimming Jul 14, 2019

Divers become first Japanese to qualify for Tokyo 2020

Men's synchronized divers Ken Terauchi and Sho Sakai on Saturday became the first Japanese to qualify for next year's Tokyo Olympics in any sport. The 38-year-old Terauchi, already a five-time Olympian, and his 26-year-old teammate punched their tickets to the Olympics by finishing seventh in ...

Rikuto Tamai becomes Japan's youngest indoor diving champion

More Sports Apr 21, 2019

Rikuto Tamai becomes Japan's youngest indoor diving champion

Although it will not earn him a berth at the world championships, 12-year-old Rikuto Tamai announced his name as one to watch on Sunday after winning Japan's indoor diving championship. The 143-cm Tamai, a first-year junior high school student, won with 474.25 points at Tokyo ...