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.
University of Idaho diving coach Jim Southerland has been reinstated after being put on administrative leave following an initial SafeSport inquiry.
Katie Ledecky broke her own meet record to win gold in the women’s 800 free at the Pan Pacific Championships.
The latest in the Aquajets backstroke lineage Isabelle Stadden (above) will be accompanied by her coach Kate Lundsten to the 2018 Jr. Pan Pac Championships.
A California appeals court has ruled in favor of former professional swimmer Dagny Knutson, reinstating the $617,800 in damages she was awarded in 2016 before a judge threw out that verdict and ordered a new trial.
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.
Zach Apple earned himself a 2019 Worlds relay spot in the 200 freestyle, avenging a Nationals DQ and bumping Jack Conger off that relay. Meanwhile Zane Grothe passed up Robert Finke for both the Pan Pacs silver medal and the 2019 Worlds spot in the 1500.
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.
In her first race of the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, Katie Ledecky lowered the meet record in 200 free prelims by over half a second.
21-year old American swimmer and World Record holder Kathleen Baker has signed her first big suit deal as a professional swimmer.
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.
Gregg Troy says he’s been training USRPT since the 1970s.