Daiya Seto books the third Tokyo Olympics after ending 2nd within the 200 butterfly

    4-time world champion Daiya Seto certified for her third occasion at this summer season’s Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday after ending second within the males’s 200-meter butterfly on the nationwide championships.

    Tomaru Honda took first place and his first recreation berth by chasing Seto on the ultimate lap to win in a time of 1 minute, 54.88.

    Tomaru Honda (L) and Dia Seto swim within the males’s 200-meter butterfly on the Nationwide Championships on 6 April 2021 in Tokyo. (Kyodo)

    Seto, who touched the wall in 1: 55.20, may also swim 200 and 400 particular person medals on the Olympics after successful each occasions on the 2019 World Championships.

    The 24-year-old completed runner-up within the 2009 World Butterfly and completed fifth within the 2014 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. He gained 400 IM on Saturday on the primary day of the eight-day nationals.

    Yui Ohashi booked her place in her second Olympic occasion after ending second within the girls’s 200 IM. Miho Teramura gained in 2: 09.55 to e book his place with Oshahi, who had secured his place within the 400 IM after successful the occasion on Saturday.

    Chihiro Igarashi gained the ladies’s 200 freestyle in 1: 57.47 and sealed his place within the 4×200 relay.

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