Sambært SwimmingWorld Magazine sigur Masafumi Izumi, ‘Federation Executive Director’ í japanska svimjisambandinum, at: “Even if Irie’s world record would not be ratified by FINA, the Japanese Federation will not omit it from the Japanese record book”. Og víðari, “The position of the Japanese Federation is different from FINA. Although there are discrepancies, and we are in confusion. The Japanese Federation will have to distinguish FINA’s standard and our own standard in the ratification process”. Og sum tey eisini siga á SwimmingWorld Magazine, so kann hetta føra til tað ‘áhugaverdu’ hending, at eitt nationalt met er betri enn heimsmetið.