Taylor Ruck broke the Canadian Record for most medals won at the Pan Pacific Championships with five.
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.
Rikako Ikee recorded one of the fastest fly splits in history as Japan broke their National Record in the women’s 400 medley relay.
Emma McKeon was a member of all 3 winning women’s relays, plus the gold-medal winning mixed medley.
Lilly King has added the 200 breaststroke to her 2019 World Championships lineup, bumping 2017 Worlds silver medalist Bethany Galat down to the Pan American Games team and Emily Escobedo off that Pan Ams team entirely.
Ippei Watanabe broke the Pan Pacific Championship meet record to win gold in the men’s 200 breast.
Cate Campbell fell just .03 shy of her Commonwealth Record in the 50 free.
Ryan Murphy broke his own Pan Pac meet record to win the men’s 200 back final, also recording a new best time.
Kathleen Baker won gold in the 200 back in a new Pan Pac meet record.
Zane Grothe broke Grant Hackett’s 16-year-old Pan Pac Record in the men’s 800 freestyle.
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.
The former mark was a 2:08.36 done by Japanese breaststroke legend Kosuke Kitajima at the 2010 Pan Pacs.
Sarah Sjostrom’s 23 medals are the most-ever by a woman at the European Aquatics Championships. Her 14 golds are the 2nd-most ever.