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.
Kiah Melverton took the women’s 1500m freestyle in South Australia, marking the 2nd time ever an Australiam woman has dipped under the 16-minute barrier.
Comme traditionnellement, les relais quatre nages terminaient la compétition. Les Australiens y livrèrent deux terribles batailles gagnantes.
Distance ace Ariarne Titmus will compete in tonight’s 400 free final.
Le record a été battu essentiellement grâce un de ces parcours phénomènes qu’une « énorme » Cate Campbell réalisa, lancée comme dernière relayeuse, en 51s00.