2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships – Japan sweeps top seeds in both 200 breaststrokes at day 4 prelims
We’ve got live event recaps from the last prelims session of the 2014 Jr. Pan Pacs.
Interactive Maps: 2014 Junior Nationals scoring by state – California clubs roll in home-state Juniors
Curtis Ogren was one of California’s big scorers at the Junior National Championships in Irvine. Check out interactive maps of state-by-state scoring here.
Chase Kalisz’s development in the last year has left him looking a lot like Michael Phelps, with a breaststroke. He’s got a ways to go in the 400 IM to get to Phelps’ level, but his time this summer could be something special.
Stanford commit Curtis Ogren won the men’s 200 IM on Sunday at the 2014 Junior National Championships.
Townley Haas (left) and Madison Homovich (right) were named the individual high point scorers at the 2014 U.S. Junior National Championships.
Curtis Ogren led the PASA boys to a new Meet Record in the 400 medley relay on Sunday night.
Follow along for a live recap of finals from the final day of the 2014 US Junior National Championships in Irvine, California.
Kim Williams will look to sweep the IMs for 2014, coming in as the top 200 IM seed this morning.
Curtis Ogren leads the Palo Alto boys, who sit atop the boys team points. PASA is second in combined scores to Carmel which has gotten 218 from its outstanding girls crew.
Junior Nationals is a multi-faceted meet. It brings together established youngsters in their best events, some trying new events, and some new faces altogether. Kim Williams of the Bellevue Swim Club is one of the latter of those, and she won the 400 IM on Thursday at Junior Nationals in 4:43.18.
Allie Szekely, better known as a breaststroker, is the top seed in the women’s 200 back after prelims in 2:12.39.
Amy Bilquist will begin her quest for three individual titles today, running away with the top seed in the girls 100 free.
Corey Okubo will focus on the 200 back as his last tuneup for Junior Nationals. Seniors will be his target next week.
Connor Hoppe is one of several big-name swimmers set to collide in the boy’s 100 breaststroke on day 1 of Junior Nationals.