The Japan Championships in Athletics, a one-shot competition with tickets for the Tokyo Olympics, will be held on the 4th and the 2nd day of the competition.
In the women's 100-meter butterfly final, it will be interesting to see how Rikako Ikee, who will participate in the Japan Championship for the first time in three years, will swim.
The Japan Championships in Swimming, which is held at the Tokyo Aquatics Center in Koto-ku, Tokyo, broke the standard dispatch record in the final, and if it is within the second place, it will be nominated as the representative of the Tokyo Olympics.
On the 4th of the 2nd day of the tournament, the 3rd final will be held for both men and women, of which Ikee, the Japanese record holder, will participate in the women's 100m butterfly.
Immediately after returning to the competition from leukemia, Ikee had forgotten to participate in the butterfly because it was a heavy burden on his body, but he swam in the race for the first time in the February tournament.
In the semi-finals on the 3rd, he showed a strong swim from the first half, finished at the top of the group, and advanced to the final in 3rd place overall at 58.48 seconds.
In the interview on the day before the opening, Ikee, who said, "It's a world where it's unknown how the time will come out, but I just want to swim with all my strength and enjoy the game," Ikee is paying attention to the final swim.
In the men's 100-meter breaststroke, 20-year-old Shouma Sato, who was growing in the semi-finals on the 3rd, shortened his personal best by 0.37 seconds and set a new student record of 59.18 seconds to advance to the final at the top of the overall team. I will.
NHK will broadcast the final race that the Olympic representative will decide.