U.S. Women Break Junior Pan Pac Record in 4×200 Free Relay

Claire Tuggle. Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

One more women’s event for the evening and one more record to be broken.

The U.S. women lowered the mark in the 4×200 free relay, finishing in a time of 7:57.93. It broke the old meet record set by the U.S. in 2009.

Claire Tuggle led off with a 1:59.32 split, followed by Isabel Ivey (1:59.73), Gretchen Walsh (1:59.72) and Lucie Nordmann (1:56.16).

Australia  took second (7:59.97), followed by Japan (8:09.03), Canada (8:13.37) and New Zealand (8:18.91).

Event 16  Women 4x200 LC Meter Freestyle Relay
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     Jr World: W 7:51.47  08/23/2017Canada
                          K Noelle Sanchez, P Oleksiak, R Smith, T Ruck
  Jr. Pan Pac: M 7:58.26  01/09/2009United States of America, U.S.A.
                          A Taylor, S Tucker, C Breed, D Knutson
    Team                             Seed     Finals  FINA Points
==================================================================================
                                === A - Final ===                                 
 
  1 USA-US  'A'                   8:02.40    7:57.93M  903   18  
     1) TUGGLE, Claire 04             2) r:0.58 IVEY, Isabel 00       
     3) r:0.34 WALSH, Gretchen 03     4) r:0.45 NORDMANN, Lucie 00    
    r:+0.68  28.30        58.42 (58.42)
      1:29.01 (1:29.01)   1:59.32 (1:59.32)
        2:27.96 (28.64)     2:58.15 (58.83)
      3:28.78 (1:29.46)   3:59.05 (1:59.73)
        4:25.92 (26.87)     4:55.82 (56.77)
      5:27.41 (1:28.36)   5:58.77 (1:59.72)
        6:26.55 (27.78)     6:57.39 (58.62)
      7:28.32 (1:29.55)   7:57.93 (1:59.16)
  2 Australia  'A'                8:00.24    7:59.97   892   14  
     1) PALLISTER, Lani 02            2) r:0.48 KING, Eliza 01        
     3) r:0.49 RYAN, Michaela 02      4) r:0.45 WEBB, Abbey 01        
    r:+0.70  28.04        58.53 (58.53)
      1:29.26 (1:29.26)   1:58.83 (1:58.83)
        2:27.72 (28.89)     2:58.08 (59.25)
      3:29.00 (1:30.17)   3:59.28 (2:00.45)
        4:26.94 (27.66)     4:56.79 (57.51)
      5:27.65 (1:28.37)   5:58.34 (1:59.06)
        6:26.53 (28.19)     6:57.59 (59.25)
      7:29.42 (1:31.08)   7:59.97 (2:01.63)
  3 Japan  'A-JPN'                8:02.09    8:09.03   843   12  
     1) IKEMOTO, Nagisa 02            2) r:0.28 IBAYASHI, Yui 00      
     3) r:0.18 NAKAMURA, Aoi 01       4) r:0.27 NAMBA, Miyu 02        
             28.40        59.36 (59.36)
      1:30.32 (1:30.32)   2:01.49 (2:01.49)
        2:30.16 (28.67)     3:01.21 (59.72)
      3:33.37 (1:31.88)   4:05.60 (2:04.11)
        4:34.03 (28.43)     5:05.52 (59.92)
      5:37.65 (1:32.05)   6:09.24 (2:03.64)
        6:36.13 (26.89)     7:05.88 (56.64)
      7:37.65 (1:28.41)   8:09.03 (1:59.79)
  4 Canada  'A-CAN'               8:06.21    8:13.37   821   10  
     1) O'CROININ, Emma 03            2) r:0.19 MCMURRAY, Ainsley 00  
     3) r:0.20 MACNEIL, Maggie 00     4) r:0.49 HENDERSON, Hanna 02   
             28.67        59.82 (59.82)
      1:31.15 (1:31.15)   2:01.62 (2:01.62)
        2:30.31 (28.69)     3:01.45 (59.83)
      3:33.66 (1:32.04)   4:05.56 (2:03.94)
        4:33.58 (28.02)     5:04.72 (59.16)
      5:36.99 (1:31.43)   6:09.31 (2:03.75)
        6:37.07 (27.76)     7:08.05 (58.74)
      7:40.45 (1:31.14)   8:13.37 (2:04.06)
  5 New Zealand  'A-NZL'          8:11.83    8:18.91   794    8  
     1) Edwards, Chelsey 01           2) r:0.35 Fairweather, Erika 03 
     3) r:0.62 Atkinson, Amadika 02   4) r:0.30 Thomas, Eve 01        
    r:+0.66  28.89        59.71 (59.71)
      1:32.21 (1:32.21)   2:04.61 (2:04.61)
        2:32.47 (27.86)     3:03.03 (58.42)
      3:34.33 (1:29.72)   4:05.32 (2:00.71)
        4:34.46 (29.14)   5:06.53 (1:01.21)
      5:40.73 (1:35.41)   6:13.40 (2:08.08)
        6:42.48 (29.08)   7:14.74 (1:01.34)
      7:47.22 (1:33.82)   8:18.91 (2:05.51)
3 Comments

3 comments

  1. avatar
    Hmmm.....

    Nordmann didn’t go 1:56.1….

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