The first stop of the first FINA World Cup cluster kicked off in Kazan this morning, with this 3-day meet taking place in long course meters. Although the overall number of entrants was on the slim side, several big stars took to the Aquatic Palace to chase some cash and earn points towards the overall World Cup title.
Kalisz proved that even without going best times, he can visibly separate himself from the rest of the world’s IMer in a way his predecessors in the American IM group (Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte) have done for the past decade.
Australians vying for Short Course World Championships roster spots will compete at the national short course meet taking place in October.
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Xu Jiayu broke his own Chinese Record to win gold in the men’s 200 back at the Asian Games in 1:53.99.
Australian National Team Coach Jacco Verhaeren cast some doubt on Mitch Larkin’s ability to perform in the 200m IM, only for the 25-year-old to blow those low expectations out of the Tokyo water.
In a postal meet scenario, American Katie Ledecky would have been the big winner with 3 individual gold medals.
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.
Prenot and Watanabe are in the 2:07-range this year, while Wilson and Koseki have been in the 2:08s.
Yasuhiro Koseki is one of the contenders in the men’s 200 breast on day 4 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
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
Mitch Larkin broke the Commonwealth, Oceanian and Australian Records to win silver in the men’s 200 IM.
Caeleb Dressel races for the win and a Worlds spot in the men’s 100 free tonight.