2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships – Women's 200 metre freestyle

The women's 200 metre freestyle competition at the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships took place on August 9 at the Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center.[1] The defending champion was Katie Ledecky of the United States.[2]

Women's 200 metre freestyle
at the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
VenueTokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center
Dates9 August (heats &
finals)
Competitors31 from 9 nations
Winning time1:54.44
Medalists
gold medal    Canada
silver medal    Japan
bronze medal    United States
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RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan Pacific records were as follows:

World record   Federica Pellegrini (ITA) 1:52.98 Rome, Italy 28 July 2009
Pan Pacific Championships record   Katie Ledecky (USA) 1:55.74 Gold Coast, Australia 21 August 2014

ResultsEdit

All times are in minutes and seconds.

KEY: QA Qualified A Final QB Qualified B Final CR Championships record NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

HeatsEdit

The first round was held on 9 August from 10:00.[3]

Only two swimmers from each country may advance to the A or B final. If a country does not qualify any swimmer to the A final, that same country may qualify up to three swimmers to the B final.[4]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Katie Ledecky   United States 1:55.16 QA, CR
2 Allison Schmitt   United States 1:56.36 QA
3 Leah Smith   United States 1:56.81 QB
4 Taylor Ruck   Canada 1:56.84 QA
5 Kathryn McLaughlin   United States 1:56.88 QB
6 Kayla Sanchez   Canada 1:57.39 QA
7 Rikako Ikee   Japan 1:57.43 QA
8 Mallory Comerford   United States 1:57.48
9 Gabrielle DeLoof   United States 1:57.86
10 Mikkayla Sheridan   Australia 1:58.05 QA
11 Katie Drabot   United States 1:58.09
12 Rebecca Smith   Canada 1:58.48 QB
13 Chihiro Igarashi   Japan 1:58.51 QA
14 Madeline Groves   Australia 1:58.80 QA, WD
15 Tomomi Aoki   Japan 1:58.83 QB
16 Rio Shirai   Japan 1:58.88 QB
17 Brianna Throssell   Australia 1:59.11 QA
18 Abbigail Weitzeil   United States 1:59.30
19 Kyla Leibel   Canada 2:00.23 QB
20 Kennedy Goss   Canada 2:00.45
21 Waka Kobori   Japan 2:01.08
22 Larissa Oliveira   Brazil 2:02.21 QB
23 Nicole Oliva   Philippines 2:02.84 QB
24 McKenna DeBever   Peru 2:03.07
25 Yui Yamane   Japan 2:03.11
26 Sayaka Akase   Japan 2:03.24
27 Rosalee Santa Ana   Philippines 2:07.57
28 Miranda Renner   Philippines 2:18.50
29 Gianna Garcia   Philippines 2:19.59
30 Mineri Gomez   Guam 2:25.78
31 Osisang Chilton   Palau 2:27.19

B FinalEdit

The B final was held on 9 August from 17:30.[5]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
9 Kathryn McLaughlin   United States 1:57.34
10 Rebecca Smith   Canada 1:58.47
11 Rio Shirai   Japan 1:58.56
12 Leah Smith   United States 1:58.64
13 Tomomi Aoki   Japan 1:58.77
14 Larissa Oliveira   Brazil 1:58.80
15 Kyla Leibel   Canada 1:59.58
16 Nicole Oliva   Philippines 2:00.98

A FinalEdit

The A final was held on 9 August from 17:30.[6]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Taylor Ruck   Canada 1:54.44 CR
  Rikako Ikee   Japan 1:54.85 AS
  Katie Ledecky   United States 1:55.15
4 Allison Schmitt   United States 1:56.71
5 Kayla Sanchez   Canada 1:57.23
6 Mikkayla Sheridan   Australia 1:57.48
7 Chihiro Igarashi   Japan 1:57.83
8 Brianna Throssell   Australia 1:59.26

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Schedule Pan Pacs 2018". Pan Pacs 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Results of the 200-metre freestyle finals at 2014 Pan Pacific". Australia Swimming. 21 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Pan Pacific Championships 2018 – Women 200m Freestyle Heats" (PDF). Seiko.co.jp. 9 August 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Pan Pacs 2018 – Information Bulletin #2" (PDF). Pan Pacs 2018. 12 April 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Pan Pacific Championships 2018 – Women 200m Freestyle B-Final" (PDF). Seiko.co.jp. 9 August 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Pan Pacific Championships 2018 – Women 200m Freestyle Final" (PDF). Seiko.co.jp. 9 August 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018.