Mack Darragh lowered his own Canadian 200 fly record at the Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo.
Watch select race videos (United States only) from the first two days of competition at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships.
Caeleb Dressel races for the win and a Worlds spot in the men’s 100 free tonight.
Start lists show Sydney Pickrem, Ella Eastin and Caeleb Dressel all swimming the 200 IM on day 3 of Pan Pacs, with Taylor Ruck among the notable scratches out of the event.
Katie McLaughlin uncorked a very impressive 1:55.47 relay split for the Americans on the 800 free relay in Tokyo.
Cate Campbell won the women’s 100 freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships in 52.03, the 2nd fastest ever.
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.
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.
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.
Rikako Ikee lowered her own 200 free Asian Record to win silver at the Pan Pacific Championships.
Taylor Ruck lowered her own Canadian Record to win the women’s 200 free in Tokyo.
Chase Kalisz will compete in the men’s 400 IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
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.
Frontrunners Cate Campbell (AUS) and Simone Manuel (USA) will have to fend off youngsters Rikako Ikee and Taylor Ruck in the sprint freestyle events.
Kylie Masse spent a year and three days as owner of the 100 backstroke world record. Now, she gets to compete against her usurper to retake that throne.