Swimmer, Olympic athlete
Who is Takeshi Matsuda?
Takeshi Matsuda is a Japanese Olympic and Asian and National Record holding swimmer. He swam for Japan at the 2004, 2008 Olympics, and 2012 Olympics. At the latter event, he won a bronze medal in the men's 200m long course butterfly in an Asian Record of 1:52.97; in doing so, he also set the Japanese Record in the event. On November 12, 2011, Matsuda set a new Japanese record at the FINA World Cup for the short course 200m butterfly. In doing so, he became just the third swimmer in history to break the 1:50 barrier for the event. Kaio Almeida and Nikolay Skvortsov hold the other two spots.
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