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As prefecturals draw near, Haruka and the other swim club members continue to improve. Meanwhile, Rin reveals his motivations for swimming. The swimmers must now show what they have accomplished at the tournament.
|One Style Final!|
|Romaji||Kessen no Sutairu Wan!|
|Translation||One Style Final!|
Gou and Makoto times everyone during training. Gou tells them to find a coach so they will be in better shape before the tournament. Haru states that they don't need a coach. In a dream, Rin enters Haru's home, and he challenges Haru to a race. When the scene shifts to the pool, Rin sees his father running away from him and into a tunnel. Then, the scene shifts to a dock where young Rin and Gou are walking behind a group of folks in white garbs. Rin wakes up from his nightmare. At school, the young boys look over photos of their training regimen. While Nagisa and the others freak out over Miho, Haru notices pictures of Sametsuka Academy. Gou explains that she is gathering data on them. While Gou speaks about her brother, Haru knows that Rin is competing in the 100 meter free.
Over at Samezuka Academy, Aiichiro asks Rin why he is competing in the 100 meter free instead of the butterfly since Rin is skilled in butterfly. He notes that Haru is competing in that race. Over at the shrine, Nagisa and the others pray for good luck. Gou is amazed and puzzled when Haru has half luck. In Rin's room, Aiichiro wonders why Rin is not going with them together to the prefecturals. When Aiichiro is worried, Rin states that Aiichiro has better endurance. Rin states that he is visiting his father's grave. He explains that his father was a talented swimmer who had a dream of becoming an Olympic swimmer. His father never reach that dream when he died as a fisherman during a freak storm. Rin states that he will attain his father's dream.
Over at the tournament, Nagisa and the gang marvel over their surroundings. As Gou reveals her notes, she then marvels over the muscles of the competitors. In the pool, Rin, Haru, and the competitors race their hardest. Rei and the gang notices Rin pulling ahead of Haru in the first leg. Makoto and the others yell out Haru's name. Rin and Haru reach the finish line. Rin scores first place while Haru scores second place.
Points of Interest
- Haru's is free
- Makoto's is backstroke
- Rei's is butterfly
- Nagisa's is breast stroke
- Rin's is butterfly
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