March 24, 2020
As of today, the 2020 Japan Swim remains on the international calendar, essentially representing the sole elite swimming meet for the month of April. The meet was set to represent Japan’s only Olympic-qualifying meet; however, with the official International Olympic Committee (IOC) announcement that the next Summer Olympic Games will not take place until 2021, things may change in terms of this particular meet’s meaning. Asian media is expecting the Japanese Swimming Federation (JASF) to announce today that this meet will still take place, but will no longer represent ...
March 13, 2020
In the midst of swimming meets both small and large being cancelled or postponed around the world, the New South Wales State Open Championships are indeed taking place at Syndey Olympic Park Aquatic Center. As we reported, special instructions regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) were published prior to the meet, including advising against competitor handshakes during medal ceremonies, as well as keeping an eye out for unwell spectators in the stands. Also, this meet is being held against the backdrop that both the Australian Senior and Austra ...
Aug. 22, 2018
Japan won its third relay of the meet out of the four that have been contested to this point. Japan’s men’s 4×100 free relay team of Shinri Shioura (48.85), Katsuhiro Matsumoto (47.65), Katsumi Nakamura (48.08) and Juran