2016 JUNIOR PAN PACIFIC SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Wednesday August 24th-Saturday August 27th
- Maui, Hawaii, United States of America
- Prelims – 9 am local (3pm EDT)
- Finals – 5 pm local (11 pm EDT)
- Psych Sheets and Live Results
Women’s 200 IM
Mary-Sophie Harvey of Canada took the women’s 200 IM in a time of 2:12.39. 15 year old American Alex Walsh had the lead going into the final 50 meters, but was not able to hold off Harvey. Walsh had just enough to finish nine one-hundredths of a second over fellow American Margaret Aroesty in a time of 2:13.14. Aroesty earned the bronze in a time of 2:13.23.
With her time Walsh places here ninth in all-time in the United States for 15-16 year olds.
Men’s 200 IM
- Juran Mizohata (JPN) – 2:01.35
- Tomoy Takeuchi (JPN) – 2:02.00
- Charlie Swanson (USA) – 2:02.57
The Japanese men took gold and silver in the 200 IM. Juran Mizohata took the event in a time of 2:01.35 followed by Tomoy Takeuchi who hit the wall in a time of 2:02.00. American Charlie Swanson finished third in a time of 2:02.57.
Women’s 50 Freestyle
16 year old American Anya Goeders won the women’s 50 freestyle with relative ease hitting the wall in a time of 24.85. Goeders was only five one-hundredths of a second off of Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel‘s American age group record of 24.80. Her time puts her second all-time in the United States for 15-16 year olds.
Fellow American Marta Ciesla finished second in a time of 24.85 followed by Gabrielle Fa’Amausili who posted a time of 25.36. Fa’Amausili’s time was a tenth of a second slower than the 25.26 which she put up in prelims, which was a national age group record for 16 year olds.
Men’s 50 freestyle
With his win in the 50 freestyle Australian Jack Cartwright completes a sweep of the sprint freestyle events winning the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle in Maui. Cartwright took the event in a time of 22.28 followed by Americans Jack Franzman (22.68) and Ryan Hoffer (22.77)
Women’s 200 breaststroke
15 year old American Zoe Bartel took the women’s 200 breaststroke in Championship record time of 2:25.46. Bartel broke the competition record of 2:25.78, which Canadian Kierra Smith set in 2012. She was also only 11 one-hundredths of a second off of Anita Nall’s American 15-16 year old age group record of 2:25.35.
Canadian Kelsey Wog finished second in a time of 2:26.51 followed by American Allie Raab who hit the wall in a time of 2:26.83. The 16 year old Raab places sixth sixth all-time in the United States for 15-16 year olds
Men’s 200 breaststroke
- Ippei Miyamoto (JPN) – 2:10.51
- Matthew Wilson (AUS) – 2:11.33
- Daniel Roy (USA) – 2:12.17
Ippei Miyamoto of Japan won the men’s 200 breaststroke in a time of 2:10.51. Australian Matthew Wilson finished second in a time of 2:11.33 followed by American Daniel Roy who recorded a 2:12.17.
Women’s 1500 freestyle
- Joy Field (USA) – 16:14.79
- Olivia Anderson (CAN) – 16:18.66
- Erica Sullivan (USA) – 16:28.75
Canadian Olivia Anderson led the women’s 1500 freestyle up until the 1000 meter mark, which is where American Joy Field took over the lead, as lead she would not relinquish. Field won the event in a time of 16:14.79 followed by Anderson who posted a 16:18.66.
Erica Sullivan of the United States finished third in a time of 16:28.75.
Men’s 800 freestyle
- Robert Finke (USA) – 7:55.16
- Andrew Abruzzo (USA) – 7:59.76
- Jacob Vincent (AUS) – 8:01.86
Robert Finke, who took the men’s 1500 freestyle on Wednesday, won the 800 freestyle on Saturday evening in a time of 7:55.16. Finke broke the previous Championship record of 7:56.94 set by Australian Matthew Levings in 2012. Fellow American Andrew Abruzzo finished second in a time of 7:59.76 followed by Australian Jacob Vincent who hit the wall in a time of 8:01.86.
Women’s 4 x 100 medley relay
- United States – 4:02.82
- Canada – 4:03.42
- Australia – 4:06.70
The race for the gold in the women’s 4 x 100 medley came down to the final 100 meters. Going into the freestyle leg of the relay the Canadians had a lead of two one-hundredths of a second over the American, but in the final 100 meters Isabel Ivey got the better of Sarah Darcel. Ivey finishing in a time of 4:02.82 splitting a time of 54.74. Darcel hit the wall in a time of 4:03.42 splitting a time of 55.36.
Both teams were under the Championship record of 4:03.44 which was posted by the Americans in 2014.
The Australians finished third in a time of 4:06.70.
Men’s 4 x 100 medley relay
- United States – 3:37.42
- Japan – 3:40.37
- Australia – 3:41.53
The American men won the 4 x 100 medley relay with ease posting a time of 3:37.42, almost a full three seconds ahead of the field. Japan finished second in a time of 3:40.37 followed the Australians who recorded a 3:41.53.