Ikee triumphs in 50-meter freestyle race in France

More Sports / Swimming Mar 4, 2017

Ikee triumphs in 50-meter freestyle race in France

Teenager Rikako Ikee won the women's 50-meter butterfly at an international swimming meet on Friday. The 16-year-old Rio Olympian swam the 50 butterfly without taking a breath for the first time to win in 26.09 seconds, well short of the Japanese record of 25.50 she ...

Ikee breaks own women's 50-meter freestyle national record

More Sports / Swimming Feb 18, 2017

Ikee breaks own women's 50-meter freestyle national record

Sixteen-year-old Rikako Ikee rewrote her national record en route to victory in the women's 50-meter freestyle at the Konami Open on Saturday. Ikee clocked 24.48 seconds at Tatsumi International Swimming Center in Tokyo, shaving 0.19 second off her previous mark. Ikee also won the women's 100 ...

Ikee, Shimizu break national records

More Sports / Swimming Feb 20, 2016

Ikee, Shimizu break national records

Fifteen-year-old Rikako Ikee broke the national women's 50-meter freestyle record on Saturday on the first day of the Konami Open, while Sakiko Shimizu also set a national mark in the women's 400-meter individual medley. Ikee clocked 24.74 seconds at Tatsumi International Swimming Center, shaving 0.21 ...