Swimmers blasted five new Canadian records on the final day of the Para Swimming Canadian Open.
Canadian Shelby Newkirk broke the S7 100 back WR at day two of the Para Swimming Canadian Open.
Aurelie Rivard has added a 3rd World Record to her resume.
Ukraine’s Yelyzaveta Mereshko led all female swimmers in Rio with 5 total Paralympic medals. 4 were gold for Mereshko, all individual. Her only non-gold medal was a bronze from Ukraine’s mixed 4×50 free relay.
After becoming the first Canadian to win 4 medals in a single Games, and the youngest Canadian to ever win gold, Penny Oleksiak was named as Canada’s best athlete of 2016 on Tuesday.
Aurelie Rivard won her first Paralympic gold medal on Friday in World Record-setting fashion.
As swimmers firmly settle into the pool on day three (Tuesday, 3 May) of the 2016 IPC Swimming European Championships, there will be no shortage of great racing.
Canada announced their roster for the 2016 Paralympic Games at the end of the last finals session at the Olympic & Paralympic Trials.
Katarina Roxon will compete in the 100 freestyle tonight as she looks to get named to the Paralympic team at the end of the session.
Aurelie Rivard will swim in the 100 freestyle on the final day of the Canadian Olympic & Paralympic Trials.
Day five finals recap of the Canadian Paralympic Trials.
Aurelie Rivard will compete in the women’s 100 back prelims this morning.
Tammy Cunnington will swim in the PARA SM1-4 150 IM tonight at the Canadian Paralympic Trials.
Aurelie Rivard will compete in the 200 IM prelims this morning.
Aurelie Rivard comes into tonight with the top seed in the women’s 50 free and 400 free.