After breaking the Pan Pacs Record this morning, Murphy is set up for a backstroke sweep and could swim his first sub-1:54 since Rio.
The open water race course is well-within the FINA temperature standards for Tuesday morning’s open water events.
godawgs17 was the overall winner with 371.5 points. They book ended the meet with days over 100 points to give them a 20.5 margin of victory over Bear drinks beer.
Ryan Murphy’s win in the 200 back, plus gold from leading off the 400 medley relay, was part of a 7-gold run on Sunday to finish the 2018 Pan Pac Championships.
Emma McKeon was a member of all 3 winning women’s relays, plus the gold-medal winning mixed medley.
Cate Campbell fell just .03 shy of her Commonwealth Record in the 50 free.
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.
The Australian broke their Championship Record to win gold in the women’s 400 free relay at the Pan Pacs in Tokyo.
Mitch Larkin broke the Commonwealth, Oceanian and Australian Records to win silver in the men’s 200 IM.
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