It’s early in the year, but the Canadians already have four junior swimmers who are ranked first worldwide this season for 17&under females spanning across a total of eight events.
The University of British Columbia swimmers are getting a taste of luxury after moving their training grounds to the new state-of-the-art aquatic centre this week.
The Canadian women really stood out at this weekend’s 2017 Arena Pro Swim at Austin.
Canadian Olympic medalist Hillary Caldwell (2:09.76) popped an in-season 2:09 to win the 200 back
Georgia’s Melanie Margalis will be taking on a double this morning with swims in the 100 breast and 200 IM.
A representative from Swimming Canada has confirmed that Oleksiak, who was listed on the psych sheets for the 2017 Arena Pro Swim at Austin, will be sitting this one out.
Longtime Florida Gator assistant Martyn Wilby will be joining Swimming Canada, where he’ll work under the title of “senior coach” and serve as head coach for Team Canada at certain international meets.
The man who killed Canadian Olympic swimmer Victor Davis is facing manslaughter charges in a separate case where he allegedly killed a man at a bar in Lasalle, Que. in mid-September.
Canadian backstroker Kylie Masse recently made headlines again as a part of the U Sports Top 10 Moments of 2016 list.
Canada’s Club Aquatique Montreal (CAMO) has selected the Cuova-based National Aquatic Center facility in Trinidad & Tobago to conduct its Winter training
Canadian paralympic swimmer Benoît Huot was named to the Order of Canada at the end of December to honour his work as both a parasport ambassador and Paralympic athlete.
Hungarian iron lady Katinka Hosszu wasted no time redeeming herself after missing the 400 IM podium in 2012.
Condorelli, who became a household name in the swimming world after stories of his middle finger ritual circulated, finished just off the podium at the Olympics with a 4th place finish in the 100 free.
Canada has demonstrated clear, rapid development, rising to become one of the best swimming nations on the women’s side, and for it’s success this year is being named the recipient of the National Development Swammy Award.
2016 was a breakout year for Canada’s Penny Oleksiak. She had previously had success representing Canada internationally at the junior level, but she quickly broke onto the senior level scene at the 2016 Rio Olympics.