Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson won the 400 IM, 200 backstroke and 200 freestyle on the second night of the Canada West Championships…
Martha McCabe posted a 2:21.84 in the women’s 200 breaststroke to tie Jenna Laukkanen for the top spot in the world rankings…
Katie McLaughlin secured a big win over a tough field in the women’s 200m freestyle final, sporting a 1:57.55 at the touch to give her the win by over a second and a half.
Psych Sheets Released For The Mel Zejac International – Kevin Cordes And Noemie Thomas Set Up For Sweeps
Cordes is entered in the three breaststroke events and is the top seed in all of them. He’s favoured to win at the meet, and will have the chance to down some of the meet records. All three breaststroke records are held by Canadian Olympian Scott Dickens.
Kevin Cordes is the biggest name heading to the meet and likely the top seed in the breaststroke events. With the psych sheets not yet released, Cordes’ exact schedule isn’t available, however, he’s likely swimming the three breaststroke events.
Going into the final day of competition there have been 12 swimmers who have guaranteed spots on the worlds team based on Swimming Canada’s priority once selection, and it seems six more could qualify.
The Thunderbirds beat the UofC Dinos by 516 points, putting forth a great effort and producing a grand total of 1674 points to take the win. Calgary finished second with 1158 points over the Lower Mainland High School All-Stars – a group of stellar high school swimmers – who finished third with 1124 points.