USA Swimming announced its full roster for the 2019 World Championships this week, but four entry spots are not yet decided. Those are the second entries in the 50 breaststrokes, men’s 50 back and women’s 50 fly. Let’s dig through selection procedures to look at the frontrunners for the spots.
Michael Andrew qualified for the 2018-2019 US National Team in all 4 strokes.
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Les nageurs des Etats-Unis ont presque tout gagné mais Nippons, Australiennes et Canadiennes se sont bien battus
La 4e journée des PanPacifics a été en général dominée par les Etats-Unis, mais Japonais, Australiens et Canadiennes leur ont opposé la plus fière des résistances…
After breaking the Pan Pacs Record this morning, Murphy is set up for a backstroke sweep and could swim his first sub-1:54 since Rio.
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.
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.
Chase Kalisz will compete in the men’s 400 IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
The Americans should battle Brazil for the men’s 4×100 free relay gold… but we don’t know who will be on the American team. Even the status of 2017 World champ Caeleb Dressel (pictured) is in the wind.
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Could we see a World Record go down in the men’s 200 breast? With this field, someone will push for it.