Kosuke Hagino, the men’s 400 individual mixture gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, is set to resign, sources near the matter said Tuesday.
The 27-year-old additionally won the 200 IM silver in Rio however agreed to 6th in that race this late spring in his lone individual occasion at the Tokyo Olympics. The sources said Hagino has effectively educated his group regarding the choice and is mulling over going to graduate school.
The Tochigi Prefecture local made his Olympic presentation as a secondary school understudy at the 2012 London Games when he won the bronze decoration in the 400 IM.
The all-rounder won five titles at the 2013 public titles and was named the most significant competitor of the 2014 Asian Games subsequent to winning four golds.
He additionally won the 4×200 variety transfer bronze in Rio and turned professional a short time later however experienced a long droop. He avoided the 2019 public titles and neglected to fit the bill for that year’s universes.
Hagino crept his direction back to get a billet in the delayed Tokyo Games yet missed the mark regarding arriving at the decoration platform for a third consecutive Olympics. In his last individual race, Hagino swam against long-standing opponent Daiya Seto, who additionally missed the platform in the 200 IM in the wake of completing fourth.