After earning a berth on the World Championship team, Abby Dunford has now been named to the World Junior Open Water Championship roster for Canada.
17 of the selected swimmers are returnees from the 2019 Para Worlds, including superstar Aurélie Rivard who claimed two gold and five total medals in London.
Maggie MacNeil, the defending Olympic and World Champion in the 100 fly, is on kicking-only duty for at least the next few weeks.
A total of 32 swimmers were selected to represent Team Canada at the 2022 FINA World Championships in Budapest this summer.
The previous record was held by Canadian sprint legend Brent Hayden, who coincidentally just announced his retirement in the last couple weeks.
Tonight, we have finals of the 200 breast, 50 free, and para 100 back. There will also be timed finals of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free.
Kayla Sanchez is the top seed in the women’s 50 free today by a considerable margin.
After winning the women’s 200 free, 400 free, 200 fly, and 400 IM this week, McIntosh is heading home, skipping the 800 free on Sunday.
With four more individual individual events to be swum, the majority of the Canada’s roster spots for worlds and Commonwealth games have been decided.
Tonight at Canadian Trials, we will see the finals of the men’s and women’s 400 IM, 200 back, as well as the para 150 IM and 200 IM.
Kylie Masse will be looking to complete her sweep of the backstroke events tonight.
Sydney Pickrem, the 200 IM champion from day 1, will not be competing in the 400 IM this morning.
Penny Oleksiak and Kayla Sanchez were moving this morning in the women’s 100 free, both swimming under 54 seconds.
Oleksiak qualified for the World Champs team with her 2nd place finish in the 200 free last night, and will be looking to add a 2nd individual event today.
MacNeil announced two days ago that she will not be competing individually at the World Championships this summer, and will instead only be swimming on relays