Chase Kalisz hasn’t swum on any of those relays, but did win his 2nd individual gold on Saturday in the 200 IM.
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.
Cate Campbell anchored the Australians in 50.93, the fastest female freestyle leg in history, as they won gold in the 400 mixed medley relay in a new Commonwealth Record.
One of the most anticipated races tonight is the men’s 400 IM, which will feature World Champion Chase Kalisz, Olympic Champion Kosuke Hagino, and Olympic medalist Daiya Seto.
Chase Kalisz will compete in the men’s 400 IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
Keep tabs on our running discipline-by-discipline previews for the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships below:
Yuliya Efimova established a new European Championship meet record of 29.66 in the women’s 50 breaststroke semi-finals.
Lilly King has proclaimed this to be her “big 200 summer.” But, will she back that statement up in Tokyo?
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.
Coming before the individual events of all legs but the 100 breast, the mixed medley relay will set each federation up for some tricky ‘blind’ lineup decisions as the U.S. chases its own world record and Australia closes in on the Americans.
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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Kristof Milak will swim the men’s 200 fly prelims on day 2 in Glasgow.
Relive the excitement of all the record-breaking swims at 2018 U.S. National Championships in Irvine.