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
Mack Darragh lowered his own Canadian 200 fly record at the Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo.
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.
There’s no double individual winners so far through 2 days of the 2018 Pan Pac Championships, but Ryan Murphy (above) broke the Championship Record in the 100 back.
After an upset gold on day 1 in the 200 freestyle, Taylor Ruck will compete in both the 100 free and 100 back on day 2 in Tokyo.
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…
Taylor Ruck lowered her own Canadian Record to win the women’s 200 free in Tokyo.
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.
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.