Bruno Fratus is aiming to win gold in the men’s 50 freestyle tonight in Lima after consecutive silver medal finishes at the Pan Ams.
Americans hold 9 of the 9 medal events tonight, including the Daniel Carr/Nick Alexander duo aiming for a US 1-2 backstroke sweep.
Prelims of the men’s and women’s 100 free, 200 breast, 100 back, and mixed 4×100 medley relay will be contested this morning.
Tonight’s finals will consist of the finals of the men’s and women’s 200 free, 100 fly, 200 back, and mixed 4×100 free relay.
The Americans have four 1-2 prelims top spots heading into night 2 of the 2019 Pan Ams.
The Americans and the Brazilians continue their duel with the prelims of the 200 free, 100 fly, 200 back, and mixed 4×100 free relay.
Delfina Pignatiello, campeona en 400 libre, se unió a Virginia Bardach, oro en 200 mariposa, y Julia Sebastián, plata en 100 pecho, en un día brillante.
Tonight’s finals will feature the men’s and and women’s 400 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 200 butterfly, and men’s and women’s 4 x 100 freestyle relays.
The Brazilian men aim to keep three streaks alive: 5-straight Pan Ams golds in the 4×100 FR relay, 3-straight in the 200 FL and 2-straight in the 100 BR.
Olympic champion and medalist in Gwangju, Nathan Adrian, heads up the 35-strong American roster racing in Lima, Peru this week.
Mack Darragh will be looking to get himself on the Canadian World Championship team tonight in the 200 fly.
Danielle Hanus comes in as the top seed in the women’s 200 fly after Penny Oleksiak scratched out.
Emily Overholt comes in as the favorite in the women’s 400 free final on night three in Toronto.
The women’s 100 fly features youngsters Penny Oleksiak and Rebecca Smith at the top, along with Sweden’s Louise Hansson and another 2000-born Canadian, Maggie MacNeil.
The 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials will feature one of the best fields of freestylers on the women’s side that the nation has ever seen. From the 50 to the 800 there are competitors who could potentially make Olympic finals and have competed well internationally.