Adam Peaty and the European breaststrokers would’ve swept the Pan Pacs in a dual meet scenario.
Ryan Murphy broke his own Pan Pac meet record to win the men’s 100 back in 51.94.
Sweden has ‘pre-nominated’ five athletes including world record-holder Sarah Sjostrom to the 2018 Short Course World Championships, the Swedish swimming federation announced this week.
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.
Katie McLaughlin uncorked a very impressive 1:55.47 relay split for the Americans on the 800 free relay in Tokyo.
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.
Murphy, the world record holder, took down Matt Grevers’ previous record of 52.91.
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.