Japanese relay teams secure berths for Tokyo Olympics

More Sports / Swimming Jul 28, 2019

Japanese relay teams secure berths for Tokyo Olympics

Japan qualified for both the men's and women's 4x100-meter medley relay swimming event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by advancing to their respective finals at the world championships on Sunday. Japan finished third overall in the men's heats and eighth overall in the women's heats. ...

Irie misses out on backstroke medal at worlds

More Sports / Swimming Jul 26, 2017

Irie misses out on backstroke medal at worlds

Ryosuke Irie missed out on a medal Tuesday as he finished fourth in the men's 100-meter backstroke at the world swimming championships. Irie touched the wall at the Danube Arena in 53.03 seconds, finishing 0.59 seconds behind gold medal winner Xu Jiayu of China. Americans ...

Hagino qualifies for Rio Olympics in two more events

More Sports / Swimming Apr 6, 2016

Hagino qualifies for Rio Olympics in two more events

Kosuke Hagino qualified for the Rio Olympics in two more events after winning the men's 200-meter freestyle at the national championships on Wednesday. The nationals double as qualifying for the Olympics. Hagino, who is already bound for Rio de Janeiro in the 400 individual medley, comfortably ...