Aurelie Rivard Named Canadian Female Para-swimmer of the Year

Swimming Canada has named Aurelie Rivard the 2014 Team Aquatic Supplies Female Para-swimmer of the Year after winning 7 gold medals at the 2014 Para Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Pasadena, California; and a bronze a the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rivard’s summer included three golds at the Para-Pan Pacific meet, which was the primary para meet for Canada, the United States, Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, and Mexico.

Rivard’s run included gold medals at Pan Pacs in the 50, 100, and 400 freestyles. At the Commonwealth Games, with no S10 freestyle races on the schedule, she took a bronze in the 200 IM with a 2:32.09.

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