“Obviously I’d like to thank the Georgina Hope Foundation for their ongoing support, to be able to dedicate myself to the sport knowing that I have the backing of the Foundation is a good feeling,” Horton said.
Michael Phelps made the final of the 200 IM, while his longtime rival Ryan Lochte just missed the cut in Australia.
American Becca Mann has scratched the women’s 1500 free to focus on the open water event, as has Canada’s Eric Hedlin.
WATCH: All race videos from Pan Pacs day 3, including Katie Ledecky’s World Record, Phelps’ 100 fly win
Watch Michael Phelps’ first international win since London, plus the new 400 free world record, along with all finals videos from day 3 at the Pan Pacific Championships.
The Australian 4×100 free relay earned gold thanks to Cate and Bronte Campbell, and the Aussies cut down the U.S. lead in gold medals by 1 on the third day.
8 things we learned from day 3 at the Pan Pacific Championships: streaks stay alive for Park, Americans
Tyler Clary kept the U.S atop the 200 back, an event the country has never lost in Pan Pacific Championships history.
Ledecky breaks the 400 free World Record again, taking nearly a half a second off her record to improve to a 3:58.37.
Sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell book-ended the Australians to a new National All-Comers Record in the 400 free relay on Saturday.
Michael Phelps is just .02 behind longtime rival Ryan Lochte in the 100 fly after day 3 prelims.
Lights-out Ledecky: Katie Ledecky showed her speed with a relay run-down, and proved she can take over the American team with Missy Franklin slowed up by an injury.
Cate Campbell and Bronte Campbell do it again! The Australian sister finish first and second in the women’s 100 freestyle. Cate won with her time of 52.72, which is only .10 of a second off of her morning time.
Cameron McEvoy blew away Nathan Adrian’s Pan Pacs meet record from this morning with his time of 47.82.
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American Katie Ledecky already has three gold medals to her name at the 2014 Pan Pac Championships, of 8 total won by the Americans so far.
Connor Jaeger won the final event of the day, touching out Canadian Ryan Cochrane to win the men’s 1500. Jaeger finished with his time of 14:51.79, just ahead of Cochrane’s 14:51.97.