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MacLean 400 Free – Most Dominant Swim of 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials

At the Canadian 2016 Olympic Swimming Trials, Brittany MacLean won the 400m Freestyle by a dominance margin of 2.5% over all other competitors at the meet.

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Canadians in the NCAA: Was Redshirting Worth It at Trials?

Kierra Smith won both breaststroke races and punched her ticket to Rio after taking the year off from the University of Minnesota to pursue her Olympic dreams.

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Canadian Women Poised to End Twenty Year Olympic Medal Drought

Brittany MacLean leads a group that can change it all

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Four Big Things From Day Five Of The 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials

Penny Oleksiak has emerged as one of the best young talents in the world this week after several top performances, but one performance that arguably tops them all is her 100m freestyle.

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Brittany MacLean Throws Down Third Fastest 800 Free This Season

Brittany MacLean has been throwing down faster freestyle times all week long here at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials in Toronto, and just put up the third fastest 800m freestyle in the world this year.

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2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Penny Oleksiak will seek her third individual event for the Olympics tonight in the 100 free, coming into tonight as the top seed.

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2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Santo Condorelli will finally get in on the action at trials this morning in the 100m free prelims.

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Five Big Things From Day Three Of The 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials

MacLean threw down a 1:56.94 to break Genevieve Saumur’s Canadian record of 1:56.97 from the 2009 World Championships in Rome. MacLean’s performance makes her the only Canadian swimmer to dip under 1:57 following the end of the tech-suit era.

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Brittany Maclean Scores Second National Record Of Trials In 200 Free

Brittany Maclean broke the Canadian record in the women’s 200 free in a time of 1:56.94.

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2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

15 year-old Taylor Ruck will look to make the Olympic team tonight in the 200 free as she comes in as the top seed from the prelims.

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2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Canadian record holder Ryan Cochrane will compete in the men’s 400m free on day 3 at the Canadian Olympic Trials.

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WATCH: Brittany MacLean Gets Big Hug From Sister After Making Olympic Team

Brittany MacLean quieted all doubters last night with a huge 4:03.84 performance in the 400m freestyle to smash her own Canadian record by 1.22 seconds and punch in her ticket for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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Brittany Maclean Wins SEC Women’s Swimmer of the Year Award

The SEC has named its female swimmers and divers of the year. Leading the way is Georgia’s Brittany Maclean, who has…

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3 Big Things From the First Night of Canadian Olympic Trials

The first night of the Canadian Olympic Trials in Toronto provided some spectacular moments including new Canadian records, surprising upsets and heart breaking finishes…

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MacLean, Oleksiak, Thomas Secure Olympic Nominations On Day One

After the first day of competition here in Toronto at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials, two athletes have secured their spot on the Canadian Olympic team that will head to Rio this summer.

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