It’s been good Tokyo: a lot of a fast swimming and fun times. The 2018 Pan Pacific Championships are a…
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.
Caeleb Dressel races for the win and a Worlds spot in the men’s 100 free tonight.
The action in Tokyo rolls on at day 2 of the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships. We are fortunate to share…
After an upset gold on day 1 in the 200 freestyle, Taylor Ruck will compete in both the 100 free and 100 back on day 2 in Tokyo.
Murphy, the world record holder, took down Matt Grevers’ previous record of 52.91.
Though Caeleb Dressel has already swum at this meet, taking on the 200 free prelims and helping the U.S. to bronze in the mixed medley relay, this is the first of his main events this meet.
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.
Ryan Murphy is in position to sweep the men’s backstroke events at the Pan Pacific Championships.
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.
The Americans should battle Brazil for the men’s 4×100 free relay gold… but we don’t know who will be on the American team. Even the status of 2017 World champ Caeleb Dressel (pictured) is in the wind.
With Kathleen Baker’s new World Record in the 100 meter backstroke tonight at the 2018 U.S. National Championships in Irvine, CA, American men and women now own the world records in all four Olympic backstroke events.
More than three-quarters of voters expressed confidence that the Americans would keep their historic levels of dominance in the men’s 100 backstroke, with no other country getting more than 11% of the total votes.
Justin Ress had the slight lead at the 50 in 25.80 (with Irie at 25.87), before the three-time Olympic medalist from Japan charged back in 27.21 to take the win by just over two tenths