Fresh off the NCAA Championships, Indiana’s Kennedy Goss is competing at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials in hopes of qualifying for a spot on the Canadian Olympic squad.
US Olympian Elizabeth Beisel kicked off her first race at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials with a 4:09.07 prelim swim in the 400m freestyle. Beisel got under the FINA ‘A’ standard and secured her spot as the top seed in the consolation final (due to her status as a foreign athlete she was not permitted in the championship final).
Fresh off the men’s NCAA Championships Cal’s Ryan Murphy is competing in the long course pool here at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials.
Brittany MacLean quieted all doubters last night with a huge 4:03.84 performance in the 400m freestyle to smash her own Canadian record by 1.22 seconds and punch in her ticket for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
After taking the top seed in the 100m butterfly this morning and closing in on Katerine Savard’s Canadian record, 15-year-old Penny Oleksiak brought the heat once more in order to smash the Canadian record and secure her spot on her first Olympic team.
Four big things happened Tuesday morning at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials that stood out as we head into finals:
Kylie Masse of the Windsor Essex Swim Team and the University of Toronto made a statement this morning with a huge 59.17 performance that broke the Canadian record and sets her up as the top seed heading into tonight’s final.
American medley star Elizabeth Beisel put on a show this morning in the heats of the 400m IM, clocking in a 4:35.82 to lead the way.
Swimming in the heats at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials, Cal ace Ryan Murphy put forth a 53.66 to swim the 11th fastest time this season in the men’s 100m backstroke.
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World Championship bronze medalist Emily Overholt will swim her first race of the trials this morning in the women’s 400 IM prelims.
World Championship bronze medallist Hilary Caldwell will be swimming the 100m backstroke this morning in hopes of making the championship final and qualifying for the Olympic team. More known as a 200 backstroker, Caldwell knows that the 100 might pose a threat.
Emily Overholt will be looking to take her talents to the top of the podium in the 400m IM today, entering the event as the top seed. Overholt comes in fresh after scratching the 400m freestyle on day one to focus on the 400 IM.
The first night of the Canadian Olympic Trials in Toronto provided some spectacular moments including new Canadian records, surprising upsets and heart breaking finishes…
After the first day of competition here in Toronto at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials, two athletes have secured their spot on the Canadian Olympic team that will head to Rio this summer.