Shoma Sato set Japan’s document within the males’s 200m breaststroke on the Nationwide Championships on Wednesday to punch her ticket for this summer time’s Tokyo Olympics.
The 20-year-old took the lead after the primary flip in a high-octane race and completed on the Tokyo Aquatics Middle in 2 minutes, 6.40 seconds. His time was 0.28 beneath the world document of Russian rival Anton Chupkov.
Shoma Sato celebrated after setting a Japan document of two minutes, 6.40 seconds within the males’s 200-meter breaststroke on the Nationwide Championships on April 7, 2021 on the Tokyo Aquatics Middle.
Ryuya Mura earned the earlier nationwide document holder, Ippei Watanabe for second place and likewise a spot within the Olympics by crossing the qualification commonplace of the Japan Swimming Federation.
Suzuka Hasegawa received the ladies’s 200 butterfly in 2: 07.24, reserving her second straight Olympic berth and making up for disappointment in lacking a spot within the 4×100 medley relay. He went to Rikko Iki after his win within the 100 fly.
Katsumi Nakamura is main for the second straight Olympics due to his victory within the males’s 100 freestyle in 48.23. Katsuhiro Matsumoto, Kaya Seki and Akira Namba joined the 4×100 relay workforce with Nakamura by assembly the qualifying commonplace of the Swimming Federation.
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