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Rikako Ikee qualifies for Tokyo Olympic after leukemia treatment

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Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee qualified for the Tokyo Olympics just two years after she was diagnosed with leukemia. She was overcome with tears in the water after swimming to a time of 57.77 seconds in the 100-metre butterfly at Japan’s national championships held at the new swimming venue for the Tokyo Olympics. That qualified her for a place in the medley relay.

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