Rikako Ikee comes in as the favorite in the women’s 100 fly on day 3 of the Pan Pacific Championships
Citing ‘form and technical issues’, former Aussie national champion Jess Ashwood has withdrawn from Pan Pacs.
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.
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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Les sélections australiennes pour les PanPacifics se sont tenues à Gold Coast, du 1 au 4 juillet.
Aussie Mitch Larin has found his groove again since moving back to St. Peters Western, claiming his 4th invidiual title of these Pan Pacific Trials.
Defending 200 backstroke World Champion Emily Seebohm is one of 33 swimmers on Australia’s team for this summer’s Pan Pac Championships.
Teenager Kaylee McKeown clocked a Pan Pacific Championships selection standard to join Emily Seebohm on the list of women’s 100m backstroke qualifiers.
17-year-old Ariarne Titmus came within a second of her Australian national record in the 400m free tonight, while Jack Cartwright threw down the 2nd fastest 100m free of his career.
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.
Tasmanian teen Ariarne Titmus was 1 of 7 Aussies that nailed Pan Pacific qualifying times in tonight’s finals at the Commonwealth Games.
With her 800m freestyle victory tonight, Titmus became the first swimmer in 14 years and only the 6th Australian ever to sweep the 200m/400m/800m freestyle events.
Mitch Larkin took on the tough 200 back/200 IM double this morning at the Aussie Trials, making it back in both events’ finals.