The Aussies made a similar scratch in the women’s 200 free, as Madeline Groves opted out, making way for teammate Brianna Throssell to swim in the A final.
Chase Kalisz will compete in the men’s 400 IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
2018 PAN PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIPS Thursday, August 9 – Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center, Tokyo, Japan Meet…
Caeleb Dressel is one of three men ever to break 50 seconds in the 100 fly, and he’s the heavy favorite at Pan Pacs even without approaching his best time so far this year.
It’s 2-time World Champion Chase Kalisz of the USA vs. Japanese stars Kosuke Hagino and Daiya Seto for the IM titles.
Read up on the history of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships which begin Thursday, August 9 in Tokyo, Japan.
“If you’re in competition, there’s basically nothing a psychologist can do for you anymore,” says Aussie Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren.
The 2018 Pan Pacific Championships are set to begin in one week and the psych sheets have just been released on the official meet website.
The United States returns just one individual gold medalist from the 2014 Pan Pac Championships, Katie Ledecky, for this year’s meet.
Joanna Maranhão retires as the holder of 12 Brazilian and 9 South American Records in swimming.
The 2018 Central American & Caribbean (CAC) Games wrapped up in Barranquilla, Colombia, but not before the nation of Mexico upgraded its 2nd place position in the 2014 swimming medal table to 1st place overall.
Puerto Rico’s Kristen Romano sealed up the women’s 200m backstroke gold to end her 2018 CAC Games campaign.
Dylan Carter broke 2 CAC Games Records on night 5 in Barranquilla.
Andy Song fired off a new personal best 200m backstroke time, which makes him the first Mexican swimmer ever to clock a sub-2 minute mark in the event.
The currently-available version of the schedule does not include the events, but they are expected to be added, Brazilian media reports. (Above: American Sierra Schmidt is the defending Pan American Games champion in the women’s 800 free).