Start lists for the first day of Pan Pacs show a number of notable scratches, including third and fourth seeds Ariarne Titmus and Emma McKeon following up on their hints at dropping the 200 free, #3 400 IM seed Sydney Pickrem scratching all three of her events for Canada and American Caeleb Dressel opting out of the 100 breast.
Charlotte BONNET est devenue championne d’Europe du 200 mètres. On s’attendait à un duel serré avec la Néerlandaise Femke HEEMSKERK, mais la Niçoise a obtenu le verdict plus facilement que prévu.
Citing ‘form and technical issues’, former Aussie national champion Jess Ashwood has withdrawn from Pan Pacs.
Australia (4×1 free) and the U.S. (4×1 medley) are already world record-holders, and the American 4×2 could also have a shot at a world record in Tokyo.
While our preview of the 200 and 400 frees focused on challengers to world power Katie Ledecky (mostly in the 200), the 800 and 1500 are a more familiar story for Ledecky: total domination.
Once the exciting young upstart looking to upset the world’s elite, Katie Ledecky is now the veteran presence looking to quell an uprising of young international talent in the women’s 200 free.
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“This is very, very important..this meet (the Pan Pacs)….for the next two years,” says St. Peters Western coach Dean Boxall.
Australian Olympic bronze medalist in the 200m free will be dropping the event from her Pan Pacs line-up.
The 2018 Pan Pacific Championships are set to begin in one week and the psych sheets have just been released on the official meet website.
Australian national champion and multiple Commonwealth Games gold medalist Ariarne Titmus may be dropping the 200m freestyle event from her Pan Pacific Championships line-up.
Members of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team training in Cairns will soon swap the pool for the coral covered ocean as they explore the outer Reef on a Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef expedition on Saturday July 21.
Les sélections australiennes pour les PanPacifics se sont tenues à Gold Coast, du 1 au 4 juillet.
Aussie Mitch Larin has found his groove again since moving back to St. Peters Western, claiming his 4th invidiual title of these Pan Pacific Trials.
Teenager Kaylee McKeown clocked a Pan Pacific Championships selection standard to join Emily Seebohm on the list of women’s 100m backstroke qualifiers.