Ariarne Titmus will be eyeing her first Commonwealth title in the women’s 200 freestyle on Friday after settling for silver four years ago.
24-year old Danielle Hanus won a star-studded 50 fly on day 4 of the 2022 Canadian Senior & Junior National Championships in Montreal.
McIntosh dominated the women’s 400 IM, breaking the Commonwealth, Canadian, and World Junior record in a new best time of 4:29.01.
The 2022 Commonwealth Games kicks off with a star-studded lineup of 10 events on Friday featuring big names like Ariarne Titmus and Summer McIntosh.
Canadain swimmer Jade Hannah, a five-time World Junior Champion and 2022 Pac-12 finalist, has entered the NCAA transfer portal.
Three of the top eight times in the Canadian boys’ 13-14 rankings were produced on Thursday in Montreal, led by Grand Prairie Piranha’s Oliver Dawson.
Ten events are on tap for the first swimming session of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Friday, including Ariarne Titmus in the women’s 200 free heats.
15-year old Will Browne, who trains in the US with Cavalier Aquatics, won the 14-15 age group in the 100 free at the Canadian Championships on Thursday.
Browne was one of a few notable names claiming top seeds on Thursday, as Kamryn Cannings and Danielle Hanus did the same in the women’s 200 butterfly.
Laon Kim broke a 13-14 National Age Group Record on Wednesday in Montreal to pick up his second age group win at Canadian Nationals.
The teenage McIntosh won the World title in the event a little over a month ago at the 2022 World Championships in Hungary.
Regan Rathwell of the GO Kingfish claimed the top seed in the women’s 50 breaststroke and also advanced second into the 200 IM final on Day 3 in Montreal.
Wilm’s previous lifetime best time was the 59.54 she split on Canada’s 4×100 medley relay at the 2022 World Championships in June.
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Wilm put up a time of 1:01.03 in the prelims, leading a women’s 100 back field that features three others with best times sub-1:00.5.