Rikako Ikee qualifies for Tokyo Olympic after leukemia treatment


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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