U.S. Women Close Junior Pan Pacific Championships With Medley Relay Record

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

The U.S. women put an exclamation point on a stellar meet with one more record at the 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Championships.

Team USA won the 4×100 medley relay in 4:02.33, bettering the mark set by the U.S. (4:02.82) in 2016.

Phoebe Bacon led off with a 1:00.49, followed by Emily Weiss, who swam a 1:08.52 before Lucie Nordmann swam a 58.57 split and Gretchen Walsh anchored a 54.75.

Canada’s Madison Broad, Nina Kucheran, Maggie MacNeil and Ainsley McMurray took second in 4:05.21.
Japan was third (4:07.14), followed by Australia (4:07.89) and New Zealand (4:15.20).

Event 34  Women 4x100 LC Meter Medley Relay
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     Jr World: W 3:58.38  08/28/2017Canada
                          J Hannah, F Knelson, P Oleksiak, T Ruck
  Jr. Pan Pac: M 4:02.82  08/27/2016USA, USA-US
                          L NORDMANN, Z BARTEL, E MERRELL, I IVEY
    Team                             Seed     Finals  FINA Points
==================================================================================
                                === A - Final ===                                 
 
  1 USA-US  'A'                   3:59.19    4:02.33M  878   18  
     1) BACON, Phoebe 02              2) r:0.25 WEISS, Emily 01       
     3) r:0.37 NORDMANN, Lucie 00     4) r:0.34 WALSH, Gretchen 03    
    r:+0.62  29.49    1:00.49 (1:00.49)
        1:31.97 (31.48)   2:09.01 (1:08.52)
        2:36.07 (27.06)     3:07.58 (58.57)
        3:33.47 (25.89)     4:02.33 (54.75)
  2 Canada  'A-CAN'               4:00.64    4:05.21   847   14  
     1) BROAD, Madison 00             2) r:0.22 KUCHERAN, Nina 00     
     3) r:0.14 MACNEIL, Maggie 00     4) r:0.21 MCMURRAY, Ainsley 00  
    r:+0.67  29.49    1:01.67 (1:01.67)
        1:33.86 (32.19)   2:11.03 (1:09.36)
        2:38.14 (27.11)     3:09.82 (58.79)
        3:36.47 (26.65)     4:05.21 (55.39)
  3 Japan  'A-JPN'                3:59.57    4:07.14   827   12  
     1) YAMASAKI, Hikaru 00           2) ASABA, Shiori 00             
     3) r:0.36 IITSUKA, Chiharu 01    4) r:0.48 IKEMOTO, Nagisa 02    
    r:+0.57  29.95    1:02.80 (1:02.80)
        1:35.49 (32.69)   2:12.46 (1:09.66)
        2:40.45 (27.99)     3:11.89 (59.43)
        3:37.92 (26.03)     4:07.14 (55.25)
  4 Australia  'A'                4:06.24    4:07.89   820   10  
     1) THORNTON, Tahlia 03           2) r:-0.03 HODGES, Chelsea 01   
     3) r:0.41 RYAN, Michaela 02      4) r:0.29 KING, Eliza 01        
    r:+0.62  30.45    1:02.89 (1:02.89)
        1:35.45 (32.56)   2:13.01 (1:10.12)
        2:40.77 (27.76)   3:13.07 (1:00.06)
        3:39.06 (25.99)     4:07.89 (54.82)
  5 New Zealand  'A-NZL'          4:09.69    4:15.20   751    8  
     1) Galloway, Gina 01             2) r:0.11 Smith, Ciara 00       
     3) r:0.22 Bates, Hannah 00       4) r:0.02 Edwards, Chelsey 01   
    r:+0.62  30.38    1:03.75 (1:03.75)
        1:36.95 (33.20)   2:15.68 (1:11.93)
        2:44.67 (28.99)   3:18.06 (1:02.38)
        3:45.29 (27.23)     4:15.20 (57.14)
  6 FIJI  'A'                     4:32.79    4:42.36   555    6  
     1) Tremain, Angela 01            2) r:0.26 Elaisa, Aimee 04      
     3) r:0.58 Wind, Moana 01         4) r:0.32 Rova, Rosemarie 02    
    r:+0.66  33.29    1:09.60 (1:09.60)
        1:46.08 (36.48)   2:29.18 (1:19.58)
        3:01.66 (32.48)   3:40.23 (1:11.05)
        4:09.75 (29.52)   4:42.36 (1:02.13)
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