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Matthew Cao Breaks 11-12 Canadian Age Record in the 200 IM

Matthew Cao whacked almost a full second off the old National Age Group Record in the 200 IM last weekend in Vancouver, swimming 2:15.94.

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Halle West Breaks Canadian National Age Group Record in 100 Breast (13-14)

Halle West broke a Canadian Record in the 13-14 short course meters 100 breast that had previously stood for 35 years by Allison Higson.

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Calgary’s Rebecca Smith Named Top 8 Academic All-Canadian For 2021-22 U SPORTS Season

One female and one male student-athlete from each of the four U SPORTS conferences were selected to make up the Top 8.

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Toronto Sweeps Calgary In Rare Cross-Country Dual; First-Year Nina Mollin Triples

Toronto first-year Nina Mollin rolled to three wins as the Varsity Blues swept U SPORTS rival Calgary on Saturday in the Ontario capital.

Mastromatteo, McMurray Shine As Varsity Blues Get LCM Racing In At Toronto Grand Prix

In the midst of a busy weekend, second-year Gabe Mastromatteo won the men’s 100 breast (1:02.60) and 200 breast (2:24.99) at the Toronto Grand Prix.

Swimming Canada Hosts Two-Week HPC Training Camp In Fort Lauderdale

The High Performance Centre training groups from Toronto and Vancouver have come together for a two-week training camp in Fort Lauderdale.

10 Things We Learned from the 2023 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville

Abbey Weitzeil is back in charge of the US women’s sprint group after her best 100 free in a year-and-a-half on Saturday morning.

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Katie Grimes Leads All Earners in Knoxville with $6,500 in Prize Money (FULL TABLE)

High school junior Katie Grimes led all swimmers with $6,500 in earned prize money thanks to three wins and six total podium finishes.

Aiden Norman Commits to Florida, Adds to Growing Canadian Contingent in Gainesville

Aiden Norman, the fastest 16-year-old Canadian ever in the SCM 200 backstroke, recently sent his commitment to the University of Florida.

Jansen, Gemmell Out of 200 IM to Focus on 100 Free; Regan Smith Still Entered Saturday

Ella Jansen won and swam a best time in the 100 fly earlier in the meet; in the 100 free, she’ll look to move way up from the 25th seed.

Kylie Masse Learned How to Have Patience with Herself in the Face of Inconsistency

Kylie Masse started her meet in Knoxville with a Pro Swim Series record, touching for the win in the 50 back in 27.38.

Kylie Masse Sets Pro Swim Series Record with 27.38 50 Back in Knoxville

26-year-old Canadian Kylie Masse won the women’s 50-meter backstroke in 27.38, taking down Olivia Smoliga’s previous Pro Swim record of 27.43 from 2018.

Penny Oleksiak Opts Out of Competing At Knoxville Pro Swim Series

Oleksiak is in Knoxville training, but has made the decision alongside her coach not to compete at the first Pro Swim Series stop of the year.

Josh Liendo, Summer McIntosh Named 2022 Aquatics Canada Athletes of the Year

McIntosh had a phenomenal 2022 that included winning four medals at the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest and setting multiple World Junior Records.

Simone Manuel, Penny Oleksiak Set to Return at Pro Swim Series in Knoxville

Simone Manuel will make her return to elite swimming next week, according to psych sheets for the Pro Swim Series stop in Knoxville, Tennessee.