Canada

Records Fall At Can-Am Para-Swimming Championships

Canadian Alex Elliott took home three big wins, shocking the crowd in the 50m fly, 100m free and 100m breaststroke on day one.

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White Breaks Second Canadian Record In As Many Days

White swam a fast 2:10.72 in the short course meter
breaststroke to beat out his closest competitor Yannick Lindenburg
who touched just behind White in 2:10.83.

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Canadian Evan White Breaks National Age Group Record In 200m Fly

White swam to an impressive 1:56.69 to break the boy’s 15-17 short course 200m butterfly record at the Thunderbolt Junior Invitational in Oregon…

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PPO Crushes Decade-Old Canadian National Record in 200 SCM Free Relay

Victoria Poon and a trio of teammates from PPO broke a decade-old relay record by almost three seconds on Friday.

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Cochrane and Ware headline Aquatics Canada award winners

Swimmer Ryan Cochrane of Victoria, B.C., and diver Pamela Ware of Beloeil, Que., have been named Aquatics Canada’s male and female athletes of the year for 2013. The honours are part of Aquatics Canada’s annual awards, which recognize the outstanding performances and contributions to the sport of diving, swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo.

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University of Victoria Inducts Mackenzie Downing to Platinum Circle of Excellence

VICTORIA – University of Victoria Vikes alumna Mackenzie Downing was honoured Saturday, Dec. 7 as she was inducted into the…

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National Swim Centre meets young swimmer’s current and future goals

When Luke Reilly decided to attend the University of British Columbia it was because the school not only satisfied his present needs but also could address his future swimming goals.

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Swimming Canada Big Splash Awards wrap-up: Caldwell and Cochrane Swimmers of the Year

Swimming Canada handed out its annual awards recognizing the best in Canadian swimming throughout the past week. A complete list here…

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Rise and Swim Video: Gryphon Man Swimming

Video is courtesy of University of Guelph Men’s Swim Team.

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Cochrane named OMEGA Male Swimmer of the Year

The week-long celebration of the best in Canadian swimming continues as the Victoria Times-Colonist will reveal the next Big Splash Awards Week winner Thursday. The OMEGA Female Swimmer of the Year, Open Water Swimmer of the Year and the People’s Choice Race of the Year remain to be announced.

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Our Picks For the Big Splash Race of the Year Award

In the prelims, Caldwell broke teammate Sinead Russell’s 200m backstroke Canadian record and qualified to swim in the semis. In the semis, Caldwell broke her own Canadian record and qualified for the final in second behind Missy Franklin…

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McCabe Takes Home Second Gold During Day 2 Finals of The Canada Cup

Martha McCabe showed just how powerful she is by posting a outrageously fast in-season time in the 200m breaststroke…

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Canada’s Youth Look To Be The Key For Canadian National Team

“I want to see me dropping a couple seconds, going maybe 2:07 or 2:06,” Thomas said about tonight’s final…

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McCabe and Savard Look To Win More Gold After Successful Prelims Session At Canada Cup

Canada’s three golden flyers will be facing off again tonight in the 200m fly…

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Five Swimmers Included in CIBC ‘Team Next’ Funding Group to Receive $15,000

Worlds medalist Hillary Caldwell (Right) is among six swimmers who have been included in a new funding group for next season.

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