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2016 Swammy Awards: National Development Award

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.

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2016 Swammy Awards Video: Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year

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.

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Penny Oleksiak Named Canadian Press Female Athlete of 2016

Young Canadian star Penny Oleksiak continues to reel in accolades after a stellar summer in Rio and continued success on the…

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Swimming Canada’s Stat-Based Talent ID System Predicted Oleksiak

Penny Oleksiak was identified as a potential podium earner when she was just 14 years old.

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2016 Ontario Junior International: Day Three Finals Recap

In another showdown between Sarah Darcel and Mary-Sophie Harvey, Darcel came up ahead with the win in the 200m IM. Her time of 2:07.78 just beat Harvey to the wall as she touched in for second at 2:07.88.

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Rebecca Smith Fitting Right In With Rising Canadian Stars

Rebecca Smith has been one of the top age group talents in Canada over the last few years producing several age group national records under former coach Mandi Smith.

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Harvey Snags Canadian Record, Bernard Betters NAG record In Toronto

At the 2016 Ontario Junior International Mary-Sophie Harvey has been absolutely on fire, taking down two national records in order to earn herself two wins here in Toronto.

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2016 Ontario Junior International: Day Two Finals Recap

It took a senior Canadian national record for 17-year-old Mary-Sophie Harvey to win the women’s 400m freestyle, dropping a total of 13-seconds off her entry time.

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Newcastle Swimmers Notch 2 British Junior Records At 2 Different Meets

Newcastle Swim Team athletes Emily Large (pictured) and Jane Brown wrote their names into the British Junior Recordbooks while competing in Sheffield and Ontario.

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Ontario Junior International To Feature Penny Oleksiak

Featured in the meet will be both four-time Olympic medallist Penny Oleksiak and her new HPC – Ontario training partner Rebecca Smith. Both have broken several age group records during their careers, the former breaking plenty of senior Canadian records last season.

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Penny Oleksiak Named Canada’s Athlete of the Year

After becoming the first Canadian to win 4 medals in a single Games, and the youngest Canadian to ever win gold, Penny Oleksiak was named as Canada’s best athlete of 2016 on Tuesday.

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2016 Short Course Worlds: USA Leads Final Medal Table With 29 Total

The 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships are now in the books, with Team USA leading the final medal table. The Americans came away with 29 total medals, including 8 golds, 14 silvers, and 7 bronzes.

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Records Fall As Americans, Canadians Go 1-2 In Women’s Medley Relay

The American women broke the Championship Record and the Canadian women the National Record in the women’s 4×100 medley relay.

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Canadian Women Shatter National Record In Women’s 4×50 Free

The Canadians broke the National Record in the 4×50 free relay, collecting their second relay gold in as many days in Windsor.

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Canada Knocks 11 Seconds Off National 4×200 Record En Route To Gold

Penny Oleksiak (above) and her Canadian teammate smashed the Canadian 4×200 free relay record in 7:33.89, missing the World Record by just over a second.

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