July 19, 2018

Ruslan Gaziev Makes Canadian Pan Pac Team

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EDMONTON, Alberta – Ruslan Gaziev, a member of the incoming Ohio State swimming & diving class, has earned a spot on the Canadian team at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships from an impressive effort in the 100 LCM freestyle at the Canadian Swimming Trials held at the Kinsmen Sports Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.

Gaziev opened the 100 free prelim with a time of 49.89 to qualify for the A final, and followed up with a time of 49.56 in the final, dropping a third of a second off of his lifetime best and claiming third place.

The Pan Pacific Swimming Championships is a quadrennial event, held in the even year between Summer Olympics. The meet runs from August 9-14 at the Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center in Tokyo, Japan.

Gaziev returns to action tomorrow 100 fly with the prelim at 12 p.m. ET and final to follow at 8 p.m. ET.