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2015 Canadian Trials: Day Three Finals – Ryan Cochrane Drops Fifth Fastest 400 Free This Year

CANADIAN TRIALS – DAY THREE FINALS Live streaming can be found here. Live results can be found here Prelims each day…

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Taylor Ruck Breaks 38-Year-Old Age Group Record Set At 1976 Olympic Games

Taylor Ruck took down a legendary Canadian 13-14 age group mark tonight in the finals of the 400m freestyle, claiming fourth with a time of 4:13.51.

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Taylor Ruck Just Shy Of Canadian Record In Prelims, Will Have Another Go At It In Finals

That time for Ruck came dangerously close to the 13-14 Canadian age-group record in the 400 which stands at 4:14.60. That record was set back in 1976 at the Montreal Olympic Games when 14-year-old Shannon Smith took the bronze behind Shirley Babashoff.

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Four Swimmers Under ‘Top 16’ Standard During Day Three Prelims At Canadian Trials

It seems as though the potential for at least four more spots on the World Championship roster are available tonight after four swimmers dipped under Swimming Canada’s ‘top 16’ standard during day three prelims.

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Video: Michelle Williams And Chantal VanLandeghem Go 1-2 In the 100 Free At Canadian Trials

Michelle Williams and Chantal Van Landeghem went 1-2 in the 100 freestyle yesterday and both dipped under the Swimming Canada ‘top 16’ standard to claim spots on the World Championship roster.

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2015 Canadian Swimming Trials – Day 3 Prelims

The first event of the morning is the 400 freestyle which features Olympic medalist Ryan Cochrane…

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Four More Swimmers Meet Canadian World Championship Selection Criteria At Trials

Tonight, four more swimmers met the priority one selection criteria punching in their tickets to the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Two swimmers made it in the 100 freestyle, and two made it in the 400m IM.

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Russell Wood Takes Down Canadian Record In 50 Backstroke

At the touch Wood was a 25.13 to take two-tenths of a second off the record and take his second national title of the week.

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2015 Canadian Trials: Day Two Finals Recap

Michelle Williams, Chantal VanLandeghem and Sandrine Mainville all finished under the top 16 standard in the women’s 100 freestyle…

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Ups And Downs: The Kierra Smith Disqualification Story Revealed

Smith has another chance to make the team tonight in the 100m breaststroke where she’s the top Canadian seed, and second only to Breeja Larson. Smith was a 1:09.02 this morning with Rachel Nicol the second fastest Canadian with a 1:09.04.

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2015 Canadian Trials: Day Two Finals Preview – Kierra Smith Eyeing Breaststroke Redemption

Kierra Smith will have a chance at redemption in the 100m breaststroke after her disqualification in the 200 last night despite touching the wall first. She was a 1:09.02 in prelims. If Smith wants to make the team, she’ll need to go a 1:07.97 tonight.

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Team Canada’s Potential World Championship Roster Starts To Form – Only Six Swimmers Safe

The six swimmers above are guaranteed a spot on the team considering that they’re the only ones who have fully met the priority 1 selection criteria. The others are fairly safe to go to Pan Am Games, but a spot on the World Championships roster isn’t certain.

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2015 Canadian Trials: Russell Wood Scares Canadian Record In 100 Back

Russell Wood took home a national title in the 100m backstroke yesterday at the 2015 Canadian Trials after swimming a great prelim session and improving once again in finals.

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2015 Canadian Trials – Day 2 Prelims Recap

Michelle Williams of NYAC started off the morning as the top qualifier in the women’s 100 freestyle…

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2015 Canadian Trials: Penny Oleksiak Breaks Taylor Ruck’s Canadian Record In The 100 Free

Penny Oleksiak of the Toronto Swim Club broke a Canadian record in the prelims of the 100 freestyle this morning, earning herself a spot in finals at just 14-years-old.

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