Rikako Ikee recorded one of the fastest fly splits in history as Japan broke their National Record in the women’s 400 medley relay.
Ippei Watanabe broke the Pan Pacific Championship meet record to win gold in the men’s 200 breast.
Andrew Wilson (USA) and Jessica Hansen (AUS) have scratched the individual 200 breast final to focus on their respective relays.
Prenot and Watanabe are in the 2:07-range this year, while Wilson and Koseki have been in the 2:08s.
Yasuhiro Koseki is one of the contenders in the men’s 200 breast on day 4 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
We have the Olympic champ racing in the 400 free with Mack Horton set to battle Zane Grothe and Jack McLoughlin.
Chase Kalisz hasn’t swum on any of those relays, but did win his 2nd individual gold on Saturday in the 200 IM.
Day 3 ended with a tie atop the overall standings between godawgs17 and yesterday’s leader Rafael with 269.5 points.
Katsuhiro Matsumoto split 47.61 as the Japanese men broke the Asian Record in the 400 free relay.
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Rikako Ikee broke her own Japanese and Pan Pacific Championship meet record to win gold in the women’s 100 fly, becoming the 4th-fastest performer in history.
Baker is the fastest American this year with her 2:08.32 from Nationals. The scratch moves Bethany Galat up into the B final for a second swim.
Japan’s Rikako Ikee has been heaving a great year. She’s the Japanese Record holder in this event after putting up a lifetime best 56.23 this season.
Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee has taken out the Meet Record in the women’s 100 fly.
Teramura (above) used a ripper of a breaststroke leg to break the old Championship Record in the 200 IM that belonged to Australian Emily Seebohm.