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Friday, May 20, 2011

Japanese Olympic champion surrendered

Olympic gold medalist swimmer from Japan, Kosuke Kitajima, suffered defeat in the 100m breaststroke race in the Japan Open, a warm up event before the world championships in July.

Kitajima (28), who had suffered an injury last month, record the time of 1 minute 01.27 seconds. Note this time is far below the national record which was recorded in his name, that is 58.91 seconds.

The competition was won Asian Games gold medalist and Guangzhou, Ryo Tateishi, who recorded the time of 1:00,55. Hiromasa Sakimoto occupied the third position with a record time of 1:01,32

World championship silver medalist, Rysouke Irie, record time 53.11 seconds to win the 100m backstroke. While the bronze medalist in the same event, Takeshi Matsuda, won the 200m butterfly with a record time of 1:55,76.

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