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.
Cole Pratt broke Markus Thormeyer’s Canadian record in the 200 back (short course meters) at the 2019 Ontario Junior International.
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.
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.
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.
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.
World Championship medalist and Canadian Record holder Kayla Sanchez highlights a stacked field of juniors set to compete at the OJI meet in Toronto.
Kylie Masse became the first Canadian to defend a World Championship title in 2019 en route to being named Swimming Canada’s Swimmer of the Year.
Kristof Milak springboarded from a 3-gold medal performance at the 2018 Youth Olympics to a World Record in the summer of 2019 in the 200 fly.
Kelsey Wog won four races individually, including two that were new meet records, at the 2019 Canada West Championships in Lethbridge.
University of Toronto bound Gabe Mastromatteo and Brendan Oswald have been awarded Swim Ontario’s Post-Secondary Performance Scholarships
Sydney Pickrem (above) broke both the Canadian and Commonwealth Records in the women’s 200 IM, while Knox go the Canadian Record in the men’s 200 IM.
Kayla Sanchez broke the 50 free Canadian Record on day 1 of the European Derby and lowered it further in the skins race on day 2.
Sarah Sjostrom will be competing in December as part of the International Swimming League (ISL) Team Energy Standard, but check out what else is going on.
If you had Beryl Gastaldello as the most valuable female swimmer in your office pool for the US Derby meet, then you were the big winner.