Watch select race videos (United States only) from the first two days of competition at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships.
Kristel Kobrich (above) won the women’s 1500 free on Thursday.
You can watch Caeleb Dressel’s 100 free win, as well as the 200 IM showdown between World Champion Chase Kalisz and World Record holder Ryan Lochte.
Caeleb Dressel won the 100 fly last night over Andrew Seliskar, while Seliskar topped the 200 free. Seliskar is off to a strong start this season and put up a couple of best times last night.
Zavaros, a Florida Gator commit, finished her 1500 free with a 50 butterfly, and still swam a best time by 9 seconds.
Yuya Yajima roared his way to the wall in first at this year’s Japan Open, claiming his spot on his nation’s Pan Pac roster. But it’s the way he swims the 2fly that really turned heads.
Caeleb Dressel, the American record holder in the short course version of the race, went 2:01.98 in finals, splitting 25.68/32.30/36.20/27.80 for the win
After taking 7th in prelims, Caeleb Dressel topped the podium in finals, splitting 24.33/25.32 to win in 49.65
17-year-old Penny Oleksiak split 26.70/28.43 en route to her winning time of 55.13
Michael Andrew scorched a lifetime best 21.73 to dominate this race by a second. That took .02 off his former lifetime best of 21.75
Andrew, Fratus and Gkolomeev all stepped up big in the final, throwing down sub-22 swims in their third race in less than an hour.
Margo Geer claimed the TYR Pro Derby Title with a final round swim of 24.91.
Michael Andrew clocked in at 22.03 in round two to overtake Bruno Fratus heading into the final.
Margo Geer showed great consistency from her first to her second swim, adding just four one-hundredths to take over the top spot heading to the final.
Bruno Fratus topped the opening round in a blistering 21.74.