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.
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.
Swim Canada finished at 2019 World Para Swimming Championships with 14 medals, following disappointment of pulling out of the 2017 meet due to an earthquake.
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Aurelie Rivard headlines Canada’s roster for the Para World Championships.
Sydney Pickrem comes into the final night of the 2019 Canadian Trials looking for her third victory in the women’s 200 IM.
The women’s 100 fly features youngsters Penny Oleksiak and Rebecca Smith at the top, along with Sweden’s Louise Hansson and another 2000-born Canadian, Maggie MacNeil.
Penny Oleksiak will be looking to secure her spot on the 2019 Worlds team on night two of Canadian Trials in the 100 freestyle.
It’s day two of the Canadian Swimming Trials. Five women and one man have already booked their trips to the 2019 World Championships, and more will look to join them today – including in the all-important (from a relay perspective at least) 100 frees.
Rivard’s record is unlikely to be ratified, but she was faster than the current mark this weekend in Ontario.
Americans Rebecca Meyers and Jessica Long picked up wins in the 200 IM Saturday, and Team Canada posted an impressive 10-medal day.
All a day removed from breaking world records in the 400 free, Aurélie Rivard, Becca Meyers, and Lakeisha Patterson won their respective 100 free races.
Canada’s Aurelie Rivard and the USA’s Becca Meyers broke their own world records to highlight day 1 at the 2018 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships.
6-time Paralympic medalist Becca Meyers leads the American contingent to Cairns.
Après des Essais canadiens concluants, le Canada enverra 50 de ses meilleurs nageurs aux prochains Championnats pan-pacifiques.