Canada

Canadian Backstroker Mikhaela Johnson Commits to Dalhousie University for 2021

Mikhaela Johnson has announced her decision to swim for Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia beginning in the fall of 2021.

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Michelle Comeau Named Team Canada Chef de Mission for 2022 World Championships

Comeau has experience as the Assistant Chef de Mission at the 2017 and 2019 Worlds, along with being a member of the Mission Staff at three Olympics.

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All The Links You Need For OLY Qualifying Meets For Week Of April 5th

Get your coffee brewing now to help you keep up with all of the intense international racing action taking place this upcoming week.

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Canadian Record Holder Kayla Sanchez Announces Plans to Swim at UBC

One of Canada’s leading sprinters, Kayla Sanchez has announced that she’ll make the move form Toronto to British Columbia this fall.

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Brooklyn Douthwright, Christian Payne Impress In Eastern Canada Meets

Douthwright, a Tennessee commit, clocked 1:02.75 in the women’s 100 back (LCM) to set the New Brunswick Provincial Record.

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Bailey Andison Becomes Canada’s #2 Performer All-Time in the 200 IM – 2:09.99

Andison now sits behind only Sydney Pickrem, who holds the Canadian Record at 2:08.61.

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MacNeil, Bacon, Chen, and Dorenkott Win Big Ten End of Year Awards

Maggie MacNeil, Sarah Bacon, Wenbo Chen, and Bill Dorenkott were named the Big Ten end of year award recipients following the conclusion of the NCAA season.

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High-Level International Meets For April 2021

Olympic medalist Daiya Seto will be racing in April at the 2021 Japan Swim, the meet which acts as the nation’s sole Olympic-qualifying opportunity.

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Maggie MacNeil Explains Historic 48.89 100y Butterfly US Open, NCAA Record

Tonight, Maggie MacNeil swam the fastest 100-yard fly in history, breaking the NCAA, U.S. Open, and NCAA meet record with a 48.89

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Maggie MacNeil Posts 49.76 100 Backstroke, Moves to #7 All-Time

Leading off the 400 medley relay, Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil threw down a time of 49.76 in the 100 backstroke, making her the 7th fastest performer in history.

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Olympian Savannah King Selected To U SPORTS Female Apprentice Coach Program

The program aims to increase the number of females in coaching positions across Canadian universities.

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Canadian Artistic Swimmers File Lawsuit Against Governing Body Alleging Abuse

The five former National Team members claim Canada Artistic Swimming failed to provide an envrionment “free of psychological abuse, neglect and harassment.”

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Swimming Canada Announces Cancellation of 2021 National Championships

The combined junior and senior National Championships, along with the Masters Championships, have been called off due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Swimming Canada Names 4 Swimmers for Tokyo 2020 Open Water Qualifier

With no formal qualifier event, Canada established a selection committee to choose the country’s entrants for the last-chance Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifier in the open water 10km race. (Above, Eric Hedlin).

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High-Level International Meets For March 2021

We may see China’s backstroking king Xu Jiayu in the water this March, with the nation hosting its 2nd national meet of the year.

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