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. The defending champion was Katie Ledecky of the United States.
|Women's 200 metre freestyle |
at the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
|Venue||Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center|
|Dates||9 August (heats &|
|Competitors||31 from 9 nations|
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|
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|
The first round was held on 9 August from 10:00.
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.
The B final was held on 9 August from 17:30.
|9||Kathryn McLaughlin||United States||1:57.34|
|12||Leah Smith||United States||1:58.64|
The A final was held on 9 August from 17:30.
|Katie Ledecky||United States||1:55.15|
|4||Allison Schmitt||United States||1:56.71|
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