Ashley Twichell finished the 2018 Tiburon Mile just 6 seconds behind the men’s champion. It was her 4th-straight title in the women’s race.
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Les nageurs des Etats-Unis ont presque tout gagné mais Nippons, Australiennes et Canadiennes se sont bien battus
La 4e journée des PanPacifics a été en général dominée par les Etats-Unis, mais Japonais, Australiens et Canadiennes leur ont opposé la plus fière des résistances…
The RCP Tiburon Mile is coming up August 19th, 2018. Olympic and World Champions, as well as avid open water swimmers of all ages and levels converge in the San Francisco Bay, California to battle it out.
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.
Zane Grothe broke Grant Hackett’s 16-year-old Pan Pac Record in the men’s 800 freestyle.
We have the Olympic champ racing in the 400 free with Mack Horton set to battle Zane Grothe and Jack McLoughlin.
Japan’s Rikako Ikee has been heaving a great year. She’s the Japanese Record holder in this event after putting up a lifetime best 56.23 this season.
Rikako Ikee comes in as the favorite in the women’s 100 fly on day 3 of the Pan Pacific Championships
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.
Zach Apple earned himself a 2019 Worlds relay spot in the 200 freestyle, avenging a Nationals DQ and bumping Jack Conger off that relay. Meanwhile Zane Grothe passed up Robert Finke for both the Pan Pacs silver medal and the 2019 Worlds spot in the 1500.
Chase Kalisz will compete in the men’s 400 IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
Start lists for the first day of Pan Pacs show a number of notable scratches, including third and fourth seeds Ariarne Titmus and Emma McKeon following up on their hints at dropping the 200 free, #3 400 IM seed Sydney Pickrem scratching all three of her events for Canada and American Caeleb Dressel opting out of the 100 breast.
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Australia swept 200 and 400 free titles at Commonwealth Games this spring over tough British opponents, and they look like the early favorites to do the same at Pan Pacs – provided we don’t see an unexpected appearance by China’s Sun Yang.