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2019 Swammy Awards: Female Swimmer of the Year Regan Smith

The 2019 FINA World Championships saw Regan Smith win her first Worlds title. On top of that, she set 2 individual World Records.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Male Swimmer of the Year Caeleb Dressel

Caeleb Dressel one-upped his 2017 performance with an 8-medal haul at 2019 Worlds. He became the winningest man ever in a single Worlds meet with his 8 golds.

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FINA General Survey 2019 Logs Nearly 35 Million Registered Aquatic Athletes

The 2019 FINA General Survey found that there are almost 35 million registered aquatic athletes on planet earth across the 6 disciplines.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Breakout Female Swimmer of the Year Maggie MacNeil

In just one year, Canadian Maggie MacNeil surged from junior Pan Pacs champion, to 7-time NCAA All-American, to World champion.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year — Maggie MacNeil

Maggie MacNeil’s standout year — both on the world stage and in the NCAA — earns her our Swammy for Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Canadian Male Swimmer of the Year — Markus Thormeyer

Markus Thormeyer wins Canadian Male Swimmer of the Year for the second straight time after a stellar 2019 that included National Records and a Worlds final.

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O’Croinin, Liendo Named Swimming Canada Junior Swimmers of the Year

Emma O’Croinin and Joshua Liendo qualified for both the senior and Junior World Championships in 2019.

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High-Level International Meets For January 2020

Hungarian multi-Olympic gold medalist kicked off her 2019 swimming year with the Euro Meet and the meet highlights our January calendar for 2020 as well.

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Kiefer, Thompson Earn Swimming Canada Coach of the Year Honors

Linda Kiefer and Mike Thompson both led their swimmers to success on the international stage as they were named Swimming Canada’s 2019 Coaches of the Year.

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Cole Pratt Takes Down Markus Thormeyer’s 200 Backstroke Canadian Record

Cole Pratt broke Markus Thormeyer’s Canadian record in the 200 back (short course meters) at the 2019 Ontario Junior International.

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Pratt’s Canadian Record, Richards’ 46.8 100 Free Highlight Final Night Of OJI

16-year-old Matt Richards from Great Britain broke the men’s 100 free meet record twice on Sunday, getting down to 46.84 in the final.

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Richards Sizzles With Sprint Double, Pratt, Liendo, McIntosh Smash NAGs At OJI

Cole Pratt dropped over a second in the 100 back to lower the Canadian boys’ 15-17 NAG in a blistering time of 51.57, taking out Javier Acevedo’s 51.63.

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NAG Records Fall, Sanchez Shines On Night 1 Of OJI

Kayla Sanchez won two events on day one in Toronto, including setting a new meet record and narrowly missing the National Record in the women’s 50 back.

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Markus Thormeyer Named Swimming Canada Male Swimmer of the Year

Markus Thormeyer’s breakout performance to qualify for the 200 back final at the 2019 World Championships earns him Swimming Canada Male Swimmer of the Year.

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Top Canadian, British 18 & Unders Highlight Ontario Junior International

World Championship medalist and Canadian Record holder Kayla Sanchez highlights a stacked field of juniors set to compete at the OJI meet in Toronto.

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