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6 Breakout Swimmers of the 2021 ISL Season So Far

Based on what we’ve seen so far, these are our top-6 breakout performers of the 2021 ISL season. Some have swam in the league before, others are rookies.

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Canadian Paralympian In Critical Condition Due To Septic Shock

Multi-Paralympic medal winner Danielle Campo McLeod is in critical condition at a hospital in her native Canada after giving birth to her 3rd child.

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World Junior Championships Gold Medalist Faith Knelson Lands at Vanderbilt

Former Arizona Wildcat Faith Knelson will join Vanderbilt next spring, she announced. Knelson entered the transfer portal after her freshman year.

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Finlay Knox Breaks Another IM Canadian Record, Puts Up 51.82 in 100 IM

Finlay Knox of the Toronto Titans broke 52 seconds for the first time in the 100 IM to score another Canadian national record at 51.82 for 2nd in the match.

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Ingrid Wilm Hits 2nd 100 BK CAN Record In A Week (55.68), Now No. 9 All-Time

Ingrid Wilm bettered her own week-old Canadian 100 back national record with a 55.68 to win ISL match 5 for the LA Current.

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15-Year-Old Summer McIntosh Shatters Canadian Record with 3:58.78 400 Free

McIntosh swam a blistering personal best of 3:58.78, leading a 1-2 punch for Toronto in this event, with Julia Hassler clocking a 4:01.09. 

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Finlay Knox Shatters Own Canadian Record with 1:52.55 200 IM in Naples

Knox’s improvement here is huge for Toronto, who have had a fantastic start to this season through the first few matches. 

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Ingrid Wilm Breaks Canadian Record in 100 Backstroke with 55.94 in ISL Match 4

Ingrid Wilm of the LA Current swam under the Canadian National Record in the women’s 100 backstroke (twice) on Sunday in Naples.

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2021 ISL Season 3 Match 4 Preview: It’s A Battle for 2nd Behind the Condors

The Cali Condors, the Aqua Centurions, the DC Trident, and the LA Current all convene for the 3rd match of the 2021 ISL season.

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2021 ISL Match 3 Preview: Aussie Boost to London Unlikely Enough to Beat Energy

The third match of the 2021 ISL season will feature Iron and London Roar in their season 3 debuts, alongside Energy Standard and the New York Breakers.

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15-Year Old Summer McIntosh Has Splashy Debut in International Swimming League

Summer McIntosh pulled off an impressive double victory on day 2 of her first-ever ISL match to wind up 7th overall in the MVP rankings.

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2021 ISL Match 1 – Day 1: Live Recap

The first match of the ISL’s third season include Season 1 champions Energy Standard, the DC Trident, the Aqua Centurions, and the Toronto Titans.

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ISL 2021 Matches Will Stream on CBC in Canada

Canadian Kylie Masse ranked 3rd in the ISL last season in MVP scoring. She’ll lead the Toronto Titans into Match 1 of the 2021 ISL season on Thursday.

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Canadian Olympic Legend and CEO of Swimming Australia Alex Baumann

Baumann’s leadership in sport is covered here, an unpacking of the run-up to Swimming Australia’s success at the 2020 Olympic Games

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Cliff Barry, Coach of Victor Davis and Mike West, Dies at 75

Cliff Barry, who coached multiple Canadian Olympic medalists in the 1980s, has died at the age of 75.

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