Sun Yang is the defending World and Olympic Champion in the 200 free, but the title of Asian Games champion in the event has eluded him.
Led by Pan Pacs gold medalists Rikako Ikee, Yasuhiro Koseki and Yui Ohashi, the nation of Japan is primed to challenge China as the overall winning nation in the pool at the 2018 Asian Games.
Australian National Team Coach Jacco Verhaeren cast some doubt on Mitch Larkin’s ability to perform in the 200m IM, only for the 25-year-old to blow those low expectations out of the Tokyo water.
In a postal meet scenario, American Katie Ledecky would have been the big winner with 3 individual gold medals.
We have the Olympic champ racing in the 400 free with Mack Horton set to battle Zane Grothe and Jack McLoughlin.
Swimming photography from Mike Lewis at the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championship in Tokyo Japan
Mitch Larkin broke the Commonwealth, Oceanian and Australian Records to win silver in the men’s 200 IM.
Rikako Ikee comes in as the favorite in the women’s 100 fly on day 3 of the Pan Pacific Championships
Watch select race videos (United States only) from the first two days of competition at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships.
Caeleb Dressel races for the win and a Worlds spot in the men’s 100 free tonight.
The action in Tokyo rolls on at day 2 of the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships. We are fortunate to share…
After an upset gold on day 1 in the 200 freestyle, Taylor Ruck will compete in both the 100 free and 100 back on day 2 in Tokyo.
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.
One of the most anticipated races tonight is the men’s 400 IM, which will feature World Champion Chase Kalisz, Olympic Champion Kosuke Hagino, and Olympic medalist Daiya Seto.
Chase Kalisz will compete in the men’s 400 IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.