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Japan Reportedly Exploring Relaxed Coronavirus Measures For Tokyo Frog Kings


The Tokyo Frog Kings are considered one of eight groups certified to compete within the semifinals of season 2 of the Worldwide Swimming League (ISL).

The squad will compete towards Vitality Normal, London Roar and NY Breakers on Saturday, November 14th and Sunday, November 15th in Budapest, whereas the opposite four groups of Iron, Toronto Titans, LA Present and Cali Condors will race in semifinal #2 on Sunday, November 15th and Monday, November 16th.

The highest two groups rising from these semifinals will go head-to-head within the ISL ultimate slated for the next weekend. Final 12 months’s champion of Vitality Normal seems to be like a possible candidate to fall into one of many prime two slots, however any variety of eventualities can play out within the races to come back to make the ultimate groups something however locked in at this level.

As for the Frog Kings, with a roster comprised primarily of Japanese swimmers, making the November 21st/22nd ultimate rubs up towards the Japan Swim set for December third and sixth. The Japan Swim/Japanese Championships now represents a non-selection meet, however continues to be an vital home racing alternative.

Though the ISL ultimate and Japan Swim dates themselves don’t overlap, the mandatory coronavirus quarantining timeframe does. At the very least till at present.

Now Japanese media is reporting {that a} plan has emerged to pursue leisure of the 14-day ready measure usually required when returning to Japan from overseas. This may apply solely to ISL athletes certified to compete on the Japan Swim, which would come with the likes of Yasuhiro Koseki, Yui Ohashi and Kosuke Hagino

One of many Japanese Swimming Federation’s (JSF) stipulations of its nation’s swimmers having the ability to compete within the ISL in any respect was that they’d decide to racing on the Japan swim. If no leniency is granted and the Tokyo Frog Kings make the ultimate, then Japan’s swimmers would return to their house nation lower than 14 days previous to the Japan Swim, rendering them ineligible.

We’ll hold you posted on the developments because the ISL semifinals progress.