Can Suzuki Save Japan From Sinking? $1.5m Hole

The 1988 Olympic 100m backstroke champion Daichi Suzuki, famous for his secret prep to beat the best of submarinery at their own game, has emerged as a strong candidate to be the head of the Japan Swimming Federation; He faces a hefty challenge: the fed faces a big budget shortfall of $150m yen and has scrapped the Tokyo round of the FINA World Cup

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The 1988 Olympic 100m backstroke champion Daichi Suzuki, famous for his secret prep to beat the best of submarinery at their own game, has emerged as a strong candidate to be the head of the Japan Swimming Federation; He faces a hefty challenge: the fed faces a big budget shortfall of $150m yen and has scrapped the Tokyo round of the FINA World Cup

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Giorgio Battistello

At a short course international indoor event in Bonn (FRG), Suzuki swam the final in lane one. Unknow guy. Nobody noticed him in the outer lane, because he swam the first lap underwater, showed up for the turn, and then disappeared again for 23m. He did only one arm stroke, touched the wall and .. won the race. The fastest swimmers qualified lanes 4 and 5 never saw Suzuki…

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