Daiya Seto and Akira Honda decided to advance to the semi-finals in the men's 200-meter butterfly qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics.

In the men's 200m butterfly, Seto appeared in the 4th qualifying group and finished in 4th place in this group.

With a time of 1'55.26, he finished 9th overall and decided to advance to the semi-finals.



In addition, the five qualifying teams, Akira Honda, showed a positive swim and decided to advance to the semi-finals in 6th place overall at 1'55.10.



The men's 200m butterfly will be in the semi-finals from around 11:30 am on the 27th.

Seto "I want to improve the time with the semi-finals"

After the race, Seto said, "I was disappointed that I made a mistake in my strategy on the first day, so I thought I should change my mind and move forward one by one. I want to improve the time in the semi-finals and finals. I was enthusiastic.

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