Rie Kaneto Takes A Bow As Shi Jinglin & Chloe Tutton Complete Clean Podium

Rie Kaneto - completing the bookends of age for Japan -  by Patrick B. Kraemer
Rie Kaneto - completing the bookends of age for Japan - by Patrick B. Kraemer

Japan has had the youngest ever champion in the 200m breaststroke since 1992, when Kyoko Iwasaki, 14 years and 6 days, claimed the crown. Now, Japan has the oldest champion ever: Rie Kaneto, a month shy of her 28th birthday.

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