Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee, who is recovering from leukaemia, has claimed another spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after winning the 100m freestyle at the National Championships.
Ripples of appreciation and delight are spreading through the sporting world at the news of Rikako Ikee's qualification to swim at her home Olympics this summer, two years after she announced that she had leukaemia.
Rikako Ikee has qualified for Japan's 4x100 metres medley relay team at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, two years after being diagnosed with leukaemia.
Japan’s six-time Asian Games champion Rikako Ikee, who returned to swimming last August after leukaemia treatment, has booked a place at April’s Olympic qualifying meeting.
Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee has reportedly not ruled out competing at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo after recovering from leukemia.
Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee took part in a demonstration relay as the Aquatics Centre for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was unveiled today.
Six-time Asian Games gold medallist Rikako Ikee has returned to competitive swimming after recovering from leukemia earlier this year.
Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee has announced that she will return to competition later this month after recovering from leukemia earlier this year.
Tokyo 2020 has released a video marking the one-year-to-go countdown to next year's postponed Olympics, featuring cancer survivor and Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee.
IOC President Bach sends message of support to swimmer Ikee as she recovers following leukaemia treatment
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has sent a message of support to Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee as she recovers from treatment for leukaemia.
Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee has returned to the pool for the first time since she was diagnosed with leukaemia in February of last year.
Japanese star swimmer Rikako Ikee revealed she had been discharged from hospital for leukemia treatment and will now be targeting the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.