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.
Lilly King has proclaimed this to be her “big 200 summer.” But, will she back that statement up in Tokyo?
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After setting the 100 back World Record last night, Kathleen Baker is slated to take on the 200 IM today against Olympic medalist Melanie Margalis.
The 100 back includes World Record holder and Olympic champion Ryan Murphy, 100 back Olympic champ Matt Grevers, Worlds 50 backstroker Justin Ress, Olympic backstroker Jacob Pebley, and Harvard standout Dean Farris in his first ever long course nationals final.
Regan Smith and Olympic medalist Kathleen Baker will go up against a stacked 100 back field after tying for the 200 back win.
Bethany Galat of Aggie Swim Club, who finished 2nd in the 200 breast on Thursday, scratched the 100 breast final.
Ryan Murphy will go for the backstroke sweep on day 4 of the 2018 Phillips 66 Nationals Championships.
Michael Andrew has already qualified for Worlds in the 50 fly, but he’s loaded up his schedule tonight to try and qualify for Pan Pacs and add to his Worlds schedule.
After tying her 50 fly American Record last night, Kelsi Dahlia will take on her signature 100 fly today.
2017 Worlds 200 breaststroker Bethany Galat of Texas A&M was 2nd in 2:23.32, retaining her spot in the 200 breast on the international team for USA
Luke Kaliszak, the 7th seed, scratched out of the 50 back, bumping Cal’s Bryce Mefford into the A final.
“Thank God I’m not doing another meet,” Micah Sumrall neé Lawrence said when reflecting on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials. Well, turns out she swam a few more meets.