Kosuke Kanno is 2nd National Athletics Men's 200m Individual Medley September 14 20:25

National Sports = National Sports Tournament competition started in Ibaraki Prefecture on the 14th and Kosuke Kanno, who returned to actual battle for the first time in about six months last month, participated in a male 200 meter personal medley with a Japanese record, but was in second place did.

Ogino, who won a gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and the men's 400m individual medley, took a rest from March due to a decrease in motivation and returned to the race last month for the first time in about six months.

On the 14th, we participated in a men's 200m personal medley at a national race in Hitachinaka City, Ibaraki Prefecture.

Sugano once stood at the top with a good backstroke, but as a whole, there was no sharpness in swimming, and he was in second place with 1 minute 59 seconds 76, which was 4 seconds 69 behind his own record in Japan.

Sugano is aiming to break through the standard time so that he can receive a strengthening designation as a candidate for Japan at this tournament, but this event did not reach 0 seconds 53.

Sugano aims to break through the standard time with a 100 meter backstroke on the 15th.

In addition, in the women's 200-meter individual medley, the battle for victory between Ryo Ohashi and Rika Omoto, who advanced to the finals in this event at the July World Championship, was held at 2 minutes and 9 seconds. Won.

Omoto was second in 2 minutes 11 seconds 63.

Kanno "The body didn't move as expected"

Kosuke Kanno said, “I wasn't able to put out my strength in the race. I felt like I was swimming with power, and the body wasn't moving as I expected even in the last free form.” I looked back.

As for the event that won the silver medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and it did not reach the standard time to receive the strengthening designation, “I have to accept it. I thought that it would be a little more time in the qualifying feeling, but now I can not extend it, I think there are parts that I lack. "

For the men's 100-meter backstroke on the 15th, “Now I can't cut my heart even if I look for the cause. "Looked forward."