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.[1] The defending champion was Ryan Cochrane of Canada.[2]

Men's 800 metre freestyle
at the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
VenueTokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center
Dates12 August (timed finals)
Competitors18 from 8 nations
Winning time7:43.74
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    Australia
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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.[3]

RecordsEdit

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

ResultsEdit

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.[4]

Only two swimmers from each country was classified in the award ranking.[3]

Total rankingEdit

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 Zane Grothe   United States 7:43.74 CR
2 3 Jordan Wilimovsky   United States 7:45.19
3 3 Jack McLoughlin   Australia 7:47.31
4 3 Guilherme Costa   Brazil 7:51.67
5 2 Robert Finke   United States 7:52.57
6 3 Mack Horton   Australia 7:53.42
7 3 Naito Ehara   Japan 7:55.02
8 3 Shogo Takeda   Japan 7:56.01
9 2 James Brinegar   United States 7:58.79
10 2 Kohei Yamamoto   Japan 7:59.04
11 2 Alex Pratt   Canada 8:03.12
12 2 Jeremy Bagshaw   Canada 8:03.38
13 2 Ayatsugu Hirai   Japan 8:04.63
14 3 Peter Brothers   Canada 8:05.37
15 2 Grant Shoults   United States 8:09.35
16 1 Wesley Roberts   Cook Islands 8:22.62
17 1 Noel Keane   Palau 9:24.88
18 1 Mark Imazu   Guam 10:07.46

Award rankingEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Zane Grothe   United States 7:43.74 CR
  Jordan Wilimovsky   United States 7:45.19
  Jack McLoughlin   Australia 7:47.31
4 Guilherme Costa   Brazil 7:51.67
5 Mack Horton   Australia 7:53.42
6 Naito Ehara   Japan 7:55.02
7 Shogo Takeda   Japan 7:56.01
8 Alex Pratt   Canada 8:03.12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Schedule Pan Pacs 2018". Pan Pacs 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Results of the 800-metre freestyle at 2014 Pan Pacific". Australia Swimming. 23 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Pan Pacs 2018 – Information Bulletin #2" (PDF). Pan Pacs 2018. 12 April 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Pan Pacific Championships 2018 – Men 800m Freestyle Timed-Finals" (PDF). Seiko.co.jp. 12 August 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.