Our SwimSwam Awards for the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships recognized some of the top stars and races from last week’s competition.
Pour la première fois depuis quelques années, Katie LEDECKY a été, sinon menacée ou rejointe, approchée dans un 400 mètres nage libre.
After breaking the Pan Pacs Record this morning, Murphy is set up for a backstroke sweep and could swim his first sub-1:54 since Rio.
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
Japan’s Rikako Ikee has been heaving a great year. She’s the Japanese Record holder in this event after putting up a lifetime best 56.23 this season.
Rikako Ikee comes in as the favorite in the women’s 100 fly on day 3 of the Pan Pacific Championships
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.
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Australia swept 200 and 400 free titles at Commonwealth Games this spring over tough British opponents, and they look like the early favorites to do the same at Pan Pacs – provided we don’t see an unexpected appearance by China’s Sun Yang.
The men’s distance races at Pan Pacs feature one swimmer whose event focus appears to be shifting and another whose performance has changed drastically with a shift in training mentality.
Australian distance swimmer Jack McLoughlin continues to demonstrate his progression up the ranks of Australian men’s swimming with a win in the 800m freestyle at the Australian Pan Pac Trials in Adelaide.
Les sélections australiennes pour les PanPacifics se sont tenues à Gold Coast, du 1 au 4 juillet.
Defending 200 backstroke World Champion Emily Seebohm is one of 33 swimmers on Australia’s team for this summer’s Pan Pac Championships.
Emma McKeon swam a 57.98 100 fly prelim at Aussie Pan Pac Trials.