2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships – Men's 800 metre freestyle
The men's 800 metre freestyle competition at the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships took place on August 12 at the Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center. The defending champion was Ryan Cochrane of Canada.
|Men's 800 metre freestyle |
at the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
|Venue||Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center|
|Dates||12 August (timed finals)|
|Competitors||18 from 8 nations|
This event was a timed-final where each swimmer swam just once. Early heat was swum at the end of the preliminary heats on that day from slowest to fastest. The fastest timed final heat was swum with the finals.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan Pacific records were as follows:
|World record||Zhang Lin (CHN)||7:32.12||Rome, Italy||29 July 2009|
|Pan Pacific Championships record||Grant Hackett (AUS)||7:44.78||Yokohama, Japan||24 August 2002|
All times are in minutes and seconds.
|KEY:||CR||Championships record||NR||National record||PB||Personal best||SB||Seasonal best|
The timed final was held on 12 August from 10:00 to the slowest heats and from 17:30 to the fastest heat.
Only two swimmers from each country was classified in the award ranking.
|1||3||Zane Grothe||United States||7:43.74||CR|
|2||3||Jordan Wilimovsky||United States||7:45.19|
|5||2||Robert Finke||United States||7:52.57|
|9||2||James Brinegar||United States||7:58.79|
|15||2||Grant Shoults||United States||8:09.35|
|16||1||Wesley Roberts||Cook Islands||8:22.62|
|Zane Grothe||United States||7:43.74||CR|
|Jordan Wilimovsky||United States||7:45.19|
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- "Pan Pacs 2018 – Information Bulletin #2" (PDF). Pan Pacs 2018. 12 April 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
- "Pan Pacific Championships 2018 – Men 800m Freestyle Timed-Finals" (PDF). Seiko.co.jp. 12 August 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.