Taylor Ruck broke the Canadian Record in the 50 free in 24.26.
James Guy has withdrawn from the men’s 200 fly final.
Former University of Victoria swimmer MacKenzie Downing has been announced as part of the 2018 class of inductees into the UVic…
Chad Le Clos will take on both the 200 fly and 100 free at day 3 prelims of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Records are poised to fall as the 2nd finals session of the 2018 Commonwealth Games will feature finals in the men’s 50 fly, women’s 50 breast, men’s 200 free, men’s and women’s S9 100 back, men’s 400 IM, men’s 100 back, women’s 100 fly, and men’s 4 x 100 free relay, as well as seminfinals of the women’s 50 free, men’s 100 breast, and women’s 100 back.
With much of the Canadian national team away at the Commonwealth Games, Canada is hosting its domestic national championship meet in Montreal this week, highlighted by a dominating 200 breast win on day 1 from Sydney Pickrem.
Olympic medallist Sandrine Mainville of Boucherville, Que., is off to a flying start at the 2018 RBC Canadian Swimming Championships with a victory in the women’s 50-m freestyle on Thursday.
2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES Thursday, April 5th – Tuesday, April 10th (swimming) Optus Aquatic Centre, Gold Coast, Australia Prelims at 10:30am…
Taylor Ruck won gold in the women’s 200 free in a new Commonwealth, Canadian, and Commonwealth Games Record of 1:54.81.
Mack Horton will compete in the men’s 400 freestyle on day 1 of the Commonwealth Games.
Australia’s Timothy Disken is the only Paralympic champ taking the field in the same event in which he won Rio gold. Disken was the S9 100 free champ in Rio, seven tenths ahead of teammate Brenden Hall. Both are in the field this week and should battle for the event title.
One defending Paralympic champ is New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe in the SM10 200 IM. Pascoe blew out the Rio field with a 2:24.90 that still holds up as the world record.
Kylie Masse still remembers her first Olympic Trials.
Though the Australian men took home no medals in the backstroke events at last summer’s FINA World Championships in Budapest, they remain the best in the Commonwealth.
Zack Hurd, a former swim coach with the Barrie Trojan Swim Club in Ontario, Canada has been charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation.