Courtesy: Swimming Canada
CATHARINES, Ontario –The swimming portion of the 2022 Canada Games officially came to an end on Friday with two open water champions crowned at the Welland International Flatwater Centre.
A total of 317 swimmers, Para swimmers and special Olympians competed at this six-day competition.
Women’s 3-km Open Water
Gold: Bailey O’Regan (Ontario)
Silver: Lydia Kilger (Québec)
Bronze: Julia Strojnowska (British Columbia)
Men’s 3-km Open Water
Gold: Olivier Risk (Ontario)
Silver: Aiden Erickson (British Columbia)
Bronze: Dominik Kwiecien (Alberta)
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- With 11 medals (6 gold, 1 silver, 4 bronze), Julie Brousseau, from Ontario, matches the record for the most medals won at a single Canada Games that was set by Ontario swimmer Hanna Henderson at the 2017 Canada Summer Games. She also broke the Canada Games record in the 200-m IM with a time of 2:14.93.
- Alisson Gobeil, representing Équipe Québec, broke the Canadian record twice in the 50-m backstroke S5, first posting a time of 57.45 in the preliminaries and then finishing fourth in the finals with a time of 56.90.
- Chris Weeks from Newfoundland and Labrador broke the Canada Games record in the 50-m butterfly in 24.53.
- Leilani Fack (British Columbia) won nine medals including 1 gold, 7 silver, 1 bronze.
- Maxine Clark, representing Team Alberta, won eight medals (5 gold and 3 bronze).
- Katie Cosgriffe, from Ontario, won seven medals including 6 gold and 1 silver.
- Dakota Howard (Alberta) won seven medals (4 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
- Connor Bissett (Alberta) won gold in all his events (50-m breaststroke, 100-m freestyle, 100-m backstroke, 50-m backstroke, 50-m freestyle Special Olympics)