Ryosuke Irie began competing at the Japan Open today. In the 100 Back, he swam a 53.31 to beat Junya Koga (53.86) and Takashi Nakano. Some people had expected much better of Irie today, as low as a 52-low. I even saw a 1:51.9 in the 200!
What World Records will he break?
100 only - 0%
200 only - 30.8%
Both - 23.1%
Neither - 46.2%
What will he place in the 200 Back in Rome?
Gold - 30.8%
Silver - 15.4%
Bronze - 53.8%
He will swim the 200 tomorrow and finish up with the 50 on Sunday.