Canada

Canadians Oleksiak, Ruck First Ever Olympic Medalists Born In 2000s

The IOC has confirmed that Canadians Penny Oleksiak and Taylor Ruck are the first two Olympic medalists ever that were born in the 2000s.

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Updating Relay Projections: Americans Now Favored In Both Medleys

Abbey Weitzeil’s huge split on the 4×100 free relay gives a spark of hope to an American medley relay originally projected to take silver.

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North America Recap Day 3: Ryan Murphy Extends U.S. Streak In 100 Back

Ryan Murphy extended the Americans streak to six consecutive gold medals in the men’s 100 backstroke.

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Kylie Masse Breaks CAN Record In 100 Back, Wins First Olympic Medal

Canadian Kylie Masse won bronze in the women’s 100 back in a new national record, the Canadian women three medals in three days.

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Penny Oleksiak: 2x Olympic Medallist Or Creator Of The Swimmers Dougie?

Her performances have rocketed here to stardom in Canada over night, although we at SwimSwam still credit her fame to creating the swimmers dougie.

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Day 3 Prelim All-Star: Siobhan Haughey Moves Up 19 Spots In W 200 Free

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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2016 Canadian Championships: Day 4 Finals Recap

Olivia Anderson wins her second event taking the women’s 1500 freestyle on the final day of competition of the Canadian Swimming Championships…

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Rio 18-&-Under Medalists: Canada Still Leads as Oleksiak Grabs Silver

Oleksiak broke her own Junior World Record with her swim in tonight’s 100 fly final, where she placed 2nd only to World Record holder Sarah Sjostrom.

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North America Recap Day 2: Phelps Wins 19th Career Olympic Gold

Michael Phelps won his record 19th Olympic gold medal as the Americans regained glory in the men’s 400 free relay.

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Penny Oleksiak Breaks Own Junior World Record, Wins Silver In 100 Fly

Penny Oleksiak broke the junior world record in the women’s 100 fly winning silver.

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Brittany Maclean Breaks Canadian Record In 400 Free, Advances To Final

Brittany Maclean broke her own Canadian record in the Olympic heats for the second straight Games en route to qualifying 5th for the final.

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2016 Canadian Championships: Day 4 Prelims Recap

Richard Funk took the top seed in the men’s 100 breast in a quick 1:01.49 this morning.

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Relay Roundup: Women’s 4×100 Freestyle Relay Split Breakdown

The Australian women downed the 400 freestyle relay world record last night, but remarkably, the individual best times from their personnel suggests they could have been even faster

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Canadian Stashes Toonie in the Liner of the Pool for Good Luck

Andrew Tiffany, who worked on the Olympic Aquatic Stadium, placed a toonie in the liner of the pool hoping that it will bring Canadians swimmers good luck in Rio…

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Rio 18-&-Under Medalists: Canada Leads Day 1 w/ Oleksiak & Ruck

16-year-olds Penny Oleksiak (pictured) and Taylor Ruck were each members of the Canadian bronze-medal 400 free relay, leading their country to top our 18-and-under medal table after day one.

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