Olympic gold medalist Maggie MacNeil is making a quick trip to Berlin for the FINA World Cup, but will return to the US in time for Michigan’s season-opener.
Take a look at the 6 swimmers who went from not racing a particular event at the 2019 World Championships to winning gold in that event at Tokyo 2020.
Deryk Snelling was on the Canadian Olympic coaching staff for 7 consecutive Games. He also coached 1992 Olympic gold medalist Mark Tewksbury.
Penny Oleksiak, Canada’s most decorated Olympian, previously threw out a first pitch in Toronto after the Rio Olympic Games.
Finlay Knox lowered his own one-week-old Canadian Record in the 100 IM on Sunday in Naples, posting a 51.77 to shave 0.05 from his previous mark.
Based on what we’ve seen so far, these are our top-6 breakout performers of the 2021 ISL season. Some have swam in the league before, others are rookies.
Multi-Paralympic medal winner Danielle Campo McLeod is in critical condition at a hospital in her native Canada after giving birth to her 3rd child.
Former Arizona Wildcat Faith Knelson will join Vanderbilt next spring, she announced. Knelson entered the transfer portal after her freshman year.
Finlay Knox of the Toronto Titans broke 52 seconds for the first time in the 100 IM to score another Canadian national record at 51.82 for 2nd in the match.
Ingrid Wilm bettered her own week-old Canadian 100 back national record with a 55.68 to win ISL match 5 for the LA Current.
McIntosh swam a blistering personal best of 3:58.78, leading a 1-2 punch for Toronto in this event, with Julia Hassler clocking a 4:01.09.
Knox’s improvement here is huge for Toronto, who have had a fantastic start to this season through the first few matches.
Ingrid Wilm of the LA Current swam under the Canadian National Record in the women’s 100 backstroke (twice) on Sunday in Naples.
The Cali Condors, the Aqua Centurions, the DC Trident, and the LA Current all convene for the 3rd match of the 2021 ISL season.
The third match of the 2021 ISL season will feature Iron and London Roar in their season 3 debuts, alongside Energy Standard and the New York Breakers.