Swimmers blasted five new Canadian records on the final day of the Para Swimming Canadian Open.
Day one of the Para Swimming Canadian Open kicked off Monday afternoon
Katie Ledecky, Becca Meyers, and Maggie Steffens are Sportswoman of the Year Finalists.
Swimmers received three wins and 10 nominations at the 2017 ESPY Awards.
Becca Meyers (above) won the 2015 ESPY Award for Best Female Athlete With a Disability.
Team Speedo USA welcomes Ryan Murphy, its most recent addition to the team, as well as newcomers Kevin Cordes, Katie Meili, Hali Flickinger and Becca Meyers.
Team Speedo has signed on triple Paralympic Gold Medalist Becca Meyers this month. She was welcomed to the team by world record holder Missy Franklin on June 2nd. Meyers competes in the 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly, and 200m IM.
Lakeisha Patterson of Australia won two more events on day 3 in Indianapolis to give her five total for the competition.
At Wednesday night’s Best of the Games ceremony, North Baltimore Aquatic Club was honored with the Building Dreams Award, which is given to an individual, group, or community that has gone above and beyond for Team USA.
Katie Ledecky has added another award to her record-setting year.
China’s Jia Hongguang got the meet off to a fast start, setting the World, Paralympic and Asian Record with his morning swim. His time of 1:12.27 is a big drop for Jia and breaks his teammate Zheng Tao’s World Record (1:12.94), who is seeded seconding going into tonight’s final after his morning swim of 1:13.59.
Becca Meyers has had a fairy tale week, including 2 World Records and an ESPY award.
Becca Meyers won an ESPY award on Wednesday, and is back swimming fast in Glasgow on Thursday.
Missy Franklin and Becca Meyers have been nominated as finalists to receive the 2015 ESPY Awards.