Americans Win 8 of 10 Golds to Finish 2014 Jr Pan Pacs (Medals Table)

Out of 62 possible medals, the Americans finished the 2014 Junior Pan Pac Championships in Maui, Hawaii on Saturday with 47 medals. That includes 27 golds in 34 pool events.

The Americans took 8 out of the 10 gold medals on the final day of the competition, with Japan taking the last two to wind up second overall in the medals table with 5 golds.

Among other noteworthy medals on the final day included the Canadian women picking up their first relay medal of the meet with Danielle Hanuskelsey WogJacomie Strydom, and Mary-Sophie Harvey combined for a bronze in the 400 medley relay, swimming a 4:08.57 to hold the Australians off of the podium.

Three of those four Canadian women are 16-or-younger, which is just another layer to the impressive medleys of the future that the country is building in the Great White North.

The full medal table is below:

Gold Silver Bronze
USA 27 12 8 47
Japan 5 8 8 21
Australia 2 9 5 16
Canada 0 5 9 14
New Zealand 0 0 2 2
China 0 1 1 2
South Korea 0 0 1 1

Full Team Scores

Team scores are awarded to the 8 A-finalists in each race, limiting each nation to two scorers per event. The scoring system is 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, with points doubled for relays.

1. USA 478.5
2. Japan 289
3. Australia 258
4. Canada 235.5
5. China 80
6. New Zealand 62
7. Mexico 44
8. Fiji 18
9. South Korea 8

Medal Winners on Day 4

W. 200 IM

1. Ella Eastin, USA, 2:13.12
2. Mary-Sophie Harvey, Canada 2:13.77
3. Kim Williams, USA, 2:14.18

M. 200 IM

1. Andrew Seliskar, USA, 2:00.81
2. Curtis Ogren, USA, 2:02.21
3. Juran Mizohata, Japan, 2:02.31

W. 50 free

1. Amy Bilquist, USA, 25.04
2. Menghui Zhu, China, 25.12
3. Lucy McJannet, Australia, 25.38

M. 50 free

1. Paul Powers, USA, 22.20 (Meet Record)
2. Blake Jones, Australia, 22.67
3. Cameron Kidd, Canada, 22.69

W. 200 breast

1. Runa Imai, Japan, 2:26.04 (2000 born)
2. Manami Chida, Japan, 2:28.47
3. Emily Kopas, USA, 2:28.83

M. 200 breast

1. Ryuya Mura, Japan, 2:13.55
2. Rintaro Okubo, Japan, 2:13.75
3. Matt Wilson, Australia, 2:14.71

W. 1500 free

1. Sierra Schmidt, USA, 16:26.81
2. Moesha Johhnson, Australia, 16:31.96
3. Isabella Rongione, USA, 16:33.60

M. 800 free

1. Townley Haas, USA, 8:00.99
2. Liam Egan, USA, 8:04.06
3. Peter Brothers, Canada, 8:04.45

W. 400 medley relay

1. USA, 4:04.44 (Meet Record)
2. Japan, 4:04.11
3. Canada, 4:08.57

M. 400 medley relay

1. USA, 3:39.09
2. Japan, 3:42.78
3. Canada, 3:43.12

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ERVINFORTHEWIN
6 years ago

I have seen races with tiny ( in size ) Japanese girls that were amazingly fast ! Butterfly / back especially . Japan is for me with UK the 2 nations on a solid rise … Usa needs to take note . Very good meet for Usa of course , the contrary would bring serious questions . They have a future with very decent men’s sprint freestylers with Pieroni , Powers , James , Dressel and Haas ! Haas is probably the most impressive freestyler i have seen at his age for a long time . What a solid swimmer … and a very good stroke . Seliskar 200 butterfly was mostly impressive too like the 50 free of Paul… Read more »

Whoknows
Reply to  ERVINFORTHEWIN
6 years ago

If you watched the award presentations for 400 medley relay and after, you would have noticed this group of Japanese girls soaking it up and playing “pretend”. They are a very close knit group of girls with a lot of excitement. Watch for them next summer at the Junior World’s in Singapore – September 1-6. They should have many trips to the podium!

ERVINFORTHEWIN
Reply to  Whoknows
6 years ago

u are right ! they are solid in team spirit and technically very well trained and always giving a salutation to the crowd that feels humble .

ERVINFORTHEWIN
6 years ago

One more mention : Valente on 100 butterfly ! wowwwwwwwwwww

Whoknows
6 years ago

“Swimmer of the Meet” awards?

Zanna
Reply to  Whoknows
6 years ago

Sierra Schmidt and Andrew Seliskar named the Swimmer of the meet.

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