Ippei Watanabe’s World Record Analysed As He Taps Into The Kick & Flow Of Body Energy

Ippei Watanabe reveals the tweak in his record tale to Mainichi (ragout of the daily) - images to the right by Patrick B. Kraemer from our report of the world record on Sunday

Ippei Watanabe has put his half a second gain on the clock since last year to a world record of 2:06.67 in Tokyo on Sunday down to a focus on lower body strength – kick and core energy flow – in the past six months. And, he adds, the tweak in his tale of pioneering speed is in its infancy. More to come

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Ippei Watanabe has put his half a second gain on the clock since last year to a world record of 2:06.67 in Tokyo on Sunday down to a focus on lower body strength – kick and core energy flow – in the past six months. And, he adds, the tweak in his tale of pioneering speed is in its infancy. More to come

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