Caeleb Dressel races for the win and a Worlds spot in the men’s 100 free tonight.
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.
Zach Apple earned himself a 2019 Worlds relay spot in the 200 freestyle, avenging a Nationals DQ and bumping Jack Conger off that relay. Meanwhile Zane Grothe passed up Robert Finke for both the Pan Pacs silver medal and the 2019 Worlds spot in the 1500.
Caeleb Dressel is one of three men ever to break 50 seconds in the 100 fly, and he’s the heavy favorite at Pan Pacs even without approaching his best time so far this year.
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.
With USA Swimming selecting its 2019 World Championships roster based on combined results of 2018 Nationals and 2018 Pan Pacs, this week’s Pan Pacific Championships’ meet-within-a-meet will be the competition between U.S. swimmers for top-2 billing in each event.
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The best photos of the 2018 Pan Pacific Championship team from U.S. Nationals in Irvine, CA.
CAMPIONATI NAZIONALI USA 2018 Mercoledì, 25 luglio – Domenica 29 luglio 2018 William Woollett Aquatics Centre, Irvine, CA Prelims 09:00…
Jack Conger also finally secured his Pan Pacs spot. He was just a tenth off his lifetime best from march
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.
Caeleb Dressel and Jack Conger battled back from a disappointing first two days of competition to go 1-2 in the 100 fly on the third night of the 2018 US Nationals.
Doubles are extremely scarce three day into U.S. Nationals, suggesting that 3rd-place finishers might be in tough shape to make the Pan Pacs squad.