Olympics: Japanese official confident of at least 6 golds in London
News On Japan via Mainichi -- Apr 24
Mitsuo Tsukahara, deputy chef de mission of Japan's London Olympic delegation, said Monday he is sure about six gold medals at this point because of the excellent form shown by athletes such as Kosuke Kitajima.
Kitajima has qualified for the men's 100- and 200-meter breaststroke at this summer's Olympics by winning both events in dominant fashion at the national championships earlier this month.
He set a national record of 58.90 seconds in the 100 and clocked 2 minutes, 8.00 seconds in the 200, the fastest time since the January 2010 ban on controversial high-tech suits.
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