Rikako Ikee Lowers World Junior Record in 50 Fly

Photo Courtesy: Singapore Swimming Federation

Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee lowered her own World Junior Record in the women’s 50 fly during the first day of action at the Japanese Swimming Championships. She posted a time of 25.51 to lower her own mark of 25.71 set earlier this year.

That time also ranks second in the early world rankings as only Sarah Sjostrom (24.96) has been quicker.

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  1. Vee Au

    The girl in the photo is not Rikako Ikee.

Author: David Rieder

David Rieder is a staff writer for Swimming World. He has contributed to the magazine and website since 2009, and he has covered the NCAA Championships, U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials as well as the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. He is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a 2016 graduate of Duke University.

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