Katie Ledecky

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"I just like to swim…fast. I don't think about the distance."

After Day 2 of Pan Pacs How Do European Championships Stack Up?

Adam Peaty and the European breaststrokers would’ve swept the Pan Pacs in a dual meet scenario.

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Katie McLaughlin Follows 200 Free Best Time With 1:55.47 Relay Split

Katie McLaughlin uncorked a very impressive 1:55.47 relay split for the Americans on the 800 free relay in Tokyo.

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Australian Women Crack Commonwealth Record In 800 Free Relay

Ariarne Titmus led the Australian women to a new Commonwealth Record in the women’s 4×200 free relay.

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2018 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

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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Katie Ledecky Lowers Pan Pac Record With 5th Fastest 800 Free Ever

Katie Ledecky broke her own meet record to win gold in the women’s 800 free at the Pan Pacific Championships.

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Rikako Ikee Drops 200 Free Asian Record In 1:54.85

Rikako Ikee lowered her own 200 free Asian Record to win silver at the Pan Pacific Championships.

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Taylor Ruck Lowers Commonwealth, Pan Pac Records To Win Women’s 200 FR

Taylor Ruck lowered her own Canadian Record to win the women’s 200 free in Tokyo.

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Ariarne Titmus Breaks Oceanian, Aussie Records In Women’s 800 Free

Ariarne Titmus broke the Oceanian and Australian Records in the women’s 800 freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships.

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2018 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Chase Kalisz will compete in the men’s 400 IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.

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Katie Ledecky Sets 200 Free Meet Record in First Swim of 2018 Pan Pacs

In her first race of the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, Katie Ledecky lowered the meet record in 200 free prelims by over half a second.

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Official SwimSwam 2018 Pan Pacs Preview Index

Keep tabs on our running discipline-by-discipline previews for the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships below:

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2018 Pan Pacs Previews: World Records at Risk in Women’s Relays

Australia (4×1 free) and the U.S. (4×1 medley) are already world record-holders, and the American 4×2 could also have a shot at a world record in Tokyo.

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2018 Pan Pacs Previews: The Race Behind Ledecky in 800/1500

While our preview of the 200 and 400 frees focused on challengers to world power Katie Ledecky (mostly in the 200), the 800 and 1500 are a more familiar story for Ledecky: total domination.

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2018 Pan Pacs Previews: Role Reversal For Ledecky In Women’s 200/400

Once the exciting young upstart looking to upset the world’s elite, Katie Ledecky is now the veteran presence looking to quell an uprising of young international talent in the women’s 200 free.

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2018 Pan Pacs: Biggest ‘Bump’ Opportunities for U.S. 2019 Worlds Team

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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