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.
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.
Rikako Ikee comes in as the favorite in the women’s 100 fly on day 3 of the Pan Pacific Championships
Caeleb Dressel races for the win and a Worlds spot in the men’s 100 free tonight.
After day 2 Rafael has taken the overall lead with 176.5. They are closely followed by MattDB with 176, godawgs17 with 175.5 and TheJudga with 171.
Japan’s Yui Ohashi is the heavy favorite for the women’s 400 IM victory, while World Champion Chase Kalisz battles Japanese Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino in the men’s race.
Though Caeleb Dressel has already swum at this meet, taking on the 200 free prelims and helping the U.S. to bronze in the mixed medley relay, this is the first of his main events this meet.
2018 PAN PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIPS Thursday, August 9 – Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center, Tokyo, Japan Meet…
Katie Ledecky won 2 of the 11 American medals from day 1 of the meet, including gold in a championship record in the 800 free.
One of the most anticipated races tonight is the men’s 400 IM, which will feature World Champion Chase Kalisz, Olympic Champion Kosuke Hagino, and Olympic medalist Daiya Seto.