Race Result

[Contents of Event]

Japan Open 2016

Period: May 20th(Fri) - 22nd(Sun), 2016

Venue: Tokyo TATSUMI International Swimming Center

[Result]

100M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
54.05
200M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
1.58.98

Masaki participated in this event as a member of Rio 2016 team “Japan”, and got 2nd place in the 100-meter backstroke!

All the member of Rio 2016 assembled on Japan Open 2016. Masaki got 2nd place in the 100-meter backstroke at this important event for Rio 2016 that had world’s nation member included Australia. In 200-mater backstroke, Masaki understood a problem. He said “I’m going to adjust in practice from now on and want to get my personal record at next race in middle of June at US”.


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The 92nd National Swimming Championships
(The representative player of Rio de Janeiro Olympic games selection)

Period: April 4th(Mon) - 10th(Sun), 2016

Venue: Tokyo TATSUMI International Swimming Center

[Result]

100M
Backstroke
6th
Time
54.57
200M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
1.56.52
Breaking dispatch standard record and captured the representative of national team member of “Rio de Janeiro Olympic games in 2016”

Masaki captured representative of national team member of Rio de Janeiro Olympic games in 2016 by 200-meter backstroke!

Masaki achieved 2nd place by 200-meter backstroke, bettering dispatch standard record by 0.27 seconds and captured the representative of national team member of Rio de Janeiro Olympic games in August 2016. Masaki created a higher goal, he said “Although I was in bad condition, I could do good race finally thanks to the people who have supported me. I want to aim to get the medal with Ryosuke Irie at Rio de Janeiro”


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KONAMI OPEN 2016

Period: February 20(Sat) - 21(Sun), 2016

Venue: Tokyo TATSUMI International Swimming Center

[Result]

50M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
25.52
100M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
54.07
200M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
1.57.37

Masaki set the season best record in the second half of the year in two events!

Masaki set the season best record of the 100m,200-meter backstroke in the second half of the year. We could be sure that his training was proceeded well. Finally, next game is the Rio de Janeiro Olympic trial!


[Contents of Event]

2016 Super Series

Period: February 5(Fri) - 6(Sat), 2016

Venue: Perth (Australia)

[Result]

100M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
54.19
200M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
1.57.57
200M
medley relay
1st
1.37.77(1swim:25.53)
new Japan's record

Masaki updated the Japan’s best record of the 200-meter medley relay!

Masaki could have a good simulation for the Rio de Janeiro Olympic games at this meeting that had strong swimmers from China and Australia. Updating the Japan’s best record of the 200-meter medley relay increases his motivation.


[Contents of Event]

New Year Tokyo swimming tournament (25m)

Period: January 16(Sat) - 17(Sun), 2016

Venue: Tokyo TATSUMI International Swimming Center

[Result]

100M
Backstroke
Time
50.17
Personal best
200M
Backstroke
Time
1.48.25
new Japan's record
400M
Individual medley
Time
4.05.85
Personal best

Masaki set a new Japan’s record of the 200-meter backstroke in 1:48.25!

Masaki achieved his personal best in all three races at the New Year Tokyo swimming tournament that had strong swimmers they are aiming to Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. We could watch the result of high‐altitude training Masaki has done in this holiday season. His training must be proceeded well for the Rio de Janeiro Olympic trials in April.


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FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2015

Period: October 28(Wed) - Nov 7(Sat), 2015

Venue: Japan, Qatar and UAE

[Result]

<In Tokyo (Japan)>

200M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
1:58.65

<In Doha (Qatar)>

100M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
54.33
200M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
1:57.83

<In Dubai (UAE)>

50M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
25.36
Personal best!
100M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
54.37
200M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
1:58.06

Masaki got six medals at a World Cup that strong swimmers participated in.

Masaki got six medals at this meeting that had many strong swimmers including Mitchell Larkin (from Australia) who won 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke at the World cup in August. We are sure this experience will lead to a good result at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic trials in the next year.


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16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan

Period: Period: August 2(Sun) - 9(Sun), 2015

Venue: Kazan (Russia)

[Result]

200M
Backstroke
10th
Time
1.57.33
50M
Backstroke
23rd
Time
25.49
equal personal best record

Masaki participated in the FINA World Championships for the first time! Masaki couldn’t step forward to the final but tied his personal best record by the 50-meter backstroke.

The 16th FINA World Championships are held in Kazan, Russia. Masaki participated for the first time for a world's best jump-off of the swimming to be held on the scale more than the Olympics once in two years. In the severe condition including difference in time and the environmental difference, Masaki rebuilt condition little by little and faced it, but Masaki couldn’t step forward to the final regrettably. However, Masaki tied his personal best record by the 50-meter backstroke. Masaki promised a leap in the summer of next year by using the experience of this championships.


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Mare Nostrum series

Period: June 2(Tue) - 16(Tue), 2015

Venue: Canet-en-Roussillon, Barcelona, and Monaco

[Result]

<2015 Mare Nostrum Barcelona (Spain)>

100M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
54.60
200M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
1.57.50

<2015 Mare Nostrum Monaco (Monaco)>

100M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
54.65
200M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
1.58.18

Valuable prizes for FINA World Championships

Masaki won a prize with defeating a medalist of the Olympics or the world championship in close competition by Mare Nostrum series. It became the valuable lace to connect to FINA World Championships.


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Japan Open 2015

Period: May 22nd(Fri) - 24th(Sun), 2015

Venue: Tokyo TATSUMI International Swimming Center

[Result]

100M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
54.49
200M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
1.57.79

Masaki captured the first medal at Japan Open!

Masaki achieved the first medal acquisition with the result of 3rd place of both 100m, 200m backstroke in Japan Open, while fatigue by the overseas expedition for 16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan of August is left


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The 91st National Swimming Championships

Period: April 7nd(Tue) - 12th(Sun), 2015

Venue: Tokyo TATSUMI International Swimming Center

[Result]

100M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
53.56
Breaking dispatch standard record and captured the representative of national team member of “16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan”
200M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
1.56.70
Breaking dispatch standard record and captured the representative of national team member of “16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan”

Masaki captured representative of national team member of 16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan by 100m, 200-meter backstroke!

Masaki achieved 2nd place by 100m, 200-meter backstroke in the 91st national swimming championships with breaking dispatch standard record and captured the representative of national team member of “16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan”. Masaki updated his personal best by the 100-meter backstroke from KONAMI OPEN of February for 0.7 seconds.


[Contents of Event]

KONAMI OPEN 2015

Period: February 21st(Sat) - 22nd(Sun), 2015

Venue: Tokyo TATSUMI International Swimming Center

[Result]

50M
Backstroke
1st
Time
25.49
Personal best
100M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
54.21
Personal best
200M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
1.56.30
Personal best

Masaki updated his personal best with all participated events in Konami Open. Masaki can put world competitive level into his field of vision!

Masaki updated his personal best with all participated events in Konami Open with the demonstration of both strengthened speed and stamina.. Especially, he updated his personal best by the 200-meter backstroke in particular for 1.7 seconds and dispatch standard record II of international competition 1:57.18. Masaki talked about enthusiasm for a National Swimming Championships of April. “I am finally ready to fight in the world level. Not only the training but also the meal side cares and wants to plan further reinforcement”


[Contents of Event]

KOUSUKE KITAJIMA CUP 2015

Period: January 24th(Sat) - 25th(Sun), 2015

Venue: Tokyo TATSUMI International Swimming Center

[Result]

100M
Backstroke
1st
Time
54.75
200M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
1.59.44

Masaki won 100m backstroke with showing strengthened his stamina.

This attention attracted event that there was a crown of Kosuke Kitajima from this year, he could not achieve his personal best update that he aimed for, however, this event contribute to confirm the stamina side that he strengthened. "I compared it so far, and a stroke number (the arm I scratch a number) decreased and make big swam".


[Contents of Event]

FINA/MASTBANK World Cup Singapore

Period: November 1st(Sat) - 2nd(Sun), 2014

Venue: OCBC Aquatic Centre

[Result]

50M
Backstroke
6th
Time
24.74
100M
Backstroke
4th
Time
51.26
200M
Backstroke
1st
Time
1.50.26

Captured Gold medal by 200-meter backstroke

Masaki Kaneko succeeded to step forward to the finals by all of participated events and capture 5 medals in FINA/MASTBANK World Cup Asian series including National Swimming Championships. Masaki captured Gold medal by 200-meter backstroke in FINA/MASTBANK World Cup Singapore, final competition of Asian series!!


[Contents of Event]

FINA/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup 2014 Tokyo and
The 56th national swimming championships (25m)

Period: October 28th(Tue) - 29th(Wed), 2014

Venue: Tokyo TATSUMI International Swimming Center

[Result]

50M
Backstroke
7th
Time
24.05
(2nd place in the national swimming championships)
100M
Backstroke
5th
Time
51.13
(2nd place in the national swimming championships)
200M
Backstroke
4th
Time
1.50.62
(2nd place in the national swimming championships)

Acquisition higher rank in the event that served as national swimming championships in Japan!

Masaki got the second place (results by national swimming championships in Japan) in all competitions that he participated in the event that served as national swimming championships.


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FINA/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup 2014 Beijing

Period: October 24th(Fri) - 25th(Sat), 2014

Venue: Yingdong Natatorium of National Olympic Sport Center

[Result]

50M
Backstroke
6th
Time
23.92
100M
Backstroke
4th
Time
51.22
200M
Backstroke
3rd
Time
1.51.39
200M
Butterfly stroke
6th
Time
1.58.54

[Contents of Event]

The 69th National Athletic Meet Swimming Tournament

Period: September 12th(Fri) - 14th(Sun), 2014

Venue: Nagasaki citizen tree bowl pool

[Result]

100M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
54.23
Personal best

Recorded the highest ranking in Japan in the first half!

Masaki succeeded to update his personal best after an interval of five months since national swimming championships held in April. This game determined ranking of the first half in Japan and he achieved both the sixth place on 100-meter backstroke, and the seventh place in 200-meter backstroke, the highest order in his career.


[Contents of Event]

The 65th Japan business group swimming Games

Period: August 2nd(Sat) - 3rd(Sun), 2014

Venue: Akibasan citizen of the prefecture swimming pool at Wakayama prefecture

[Result]

100M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
54.74
200M
Backstroke
2nd
Time
1.58.75

[Contents of Event]

Japan Open 2014 (50m)

Period: June 19th(Thu) - 22nd(Sun), 2014

Venue: Tokyo TATSUMI International Swimming Center

[Result]

100M
Backstroke
8th
Time
55.31

[Contents of Event]

The 90th national swimming championships

Period: April 9th(Wed) - 13th(Sun), 2014

Venue: Tokyo TATSUMI International Swimming Center

[Result]

50M
Backstroke B
1st
Time
25.94
Personal best
100M
Backstroke
5th
Time
54.38
Personal best
200M
Backstroke
5th
Time
1.58.05
Personal best

Succeeded to update his personal best in three events!

Advanced to the final in both 100M and 200M Backstroke. Ryosuke Irie, champion in fourth-lane, Kosuke Hagino, aiming to be champion in five events in fifth-lane and Masaki Kaneko in sixth-lane. For Masaki, the existence of Irie was far away in his sight in his past time, but the present when he raised a competition power is this changed to "a person to aim as the final target".
Masaki aimed at a winners' podium in this event when I could fight in the world if I could beat Irie.
“I was glad to update my best time with three participated events, however, my time of the aim was more tops. It is very regrettable for me that I could not achieve";Masaki said. Masaki will utilize this experience and intend to connect it for next step.