SwimSwam Pulse: 41% Support Canada’s Tough Olympic Cuts

Though Canada’s Olympic team could have featured more event entries with less strict selection standards, almost half of our poll respondents expressed support for Canada’s selection criteria.

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Rio Roll Call: How The Women’s Relays Are Shaping Up 100 Days Out

Let’s take a look at what the women’s Olympic relay landscape looks like now that we’re 100 days away from Rio’s Opening Ceremony.


Stephanie Dixon Inducted Into Canada’s Sports Hall Of Fame

Famed Canadian Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Dixon is one of the seven inductees into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.

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WATCH: John Atkinson Discusses Canada’s Olympic Goals

Canada’s High Performance Director John Atkinson has a full roster for the 2016 Olympic Games that he’s happy with moving forward as the games approach.


WATCH: Hilary Caldwell Back At Her Best Heading Into Rio

Hilary Caldwell waited until the last day of the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials in order to make the team, securing her spot with a first place finish in the 200m backstroke.

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WATCH: Dominique Bouchard On Heading To Rio

Dominique Bouchard made her mark on the backstroke events last week at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials, finishing second in both the 100 and 200 and solidifying her spot on Canada’s Olympic team.

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WATCH: Chantal Van Landeghem Happy With Trials Results

Chantal Van Landeghem had a very successful run at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials which qualified her to compete at her first Olympic Games ever.

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WATCH: Sandrine Mainville Is A Key Part of Canada’s 4×100 Free Relay

Sandrine Mainville was one of the five High Performance Centre – Ontario athletes who qualified to compete for Canada at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Games last week at the Canadian Olympic Trials.

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WATCH: Penny Oleksiak Reflects On Canadian Trials

Penny Oleksiak had a breakthrough meet at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials last week, qualifying for her first Olympic team at just 15-years-old.

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WATCH: Ryan Cochrane Feels Confident Heading Into Rio

Ryan Cochrane secured his spot on the Canadian Olympic team that will compete in Rio this summer with a first place finish in both the 400 and 1500m freestyles.

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Canadians in the NCAA: Was Redshirting Worth It at Trials?

Kierra Smith won both breaststroke races and punched her ticket to Rio after taking the year off from the University of Minnesota to pursue her Olympic dreams.


WATCH: Martha McCabe Makes Second Olympic Team

London 2012 Olympian Martha McCabe will be heading back to the Olympics to compete at her second Games this summer in Rio.

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WATCH: Kierra Smith Makes The Olympic Team In The 200 Breaststroke

Kierra Smith qualified for the 2016 Canadian Olympic team in two individual events: the 100 and 200m breaststrokes and will also likely be taking the reign on Canada’s 4x100m medley relay.

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WATCH: Williams, Titley On All 4 HPC – Ontario Girls Making The Team

With a little bit more speed and some more improvement off the flying starts it’s likely they could get into the 3:33-high range come Rio which would make them one of the best teams worldwide.


2016 Canadian Olympic Team Photo Vault

Canada’s swim team for the 2016 Olympic Games.


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