Emily Overholt

Emily Overholt To Defer UBC Commitment Until After 2016 Olympics

Canadian swimmer Emily Overholt has decided to defer her acceptance to the University of British Columbia and their varsity swim team in order to focus on the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Final Roster Spots On The Line For Canadian World Champs Team – 12 Qualified, Seven More Could

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.

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Four Swimmers Under ‘Top 16’ Standard During Day Three Prelims At Canadian Trials

It seems as though the potential for at least four more spots on the World Championship roster are available tonight after four swimmers dipped under Swimming Canada’s ‘top 16’ standard during day three prelims.

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2015 Canadian Swimming Trials – Day 3 Prelims

The first event of the morning is the 400 freestyle which features Olympic medalist Ryan Cochrane…

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Four More Swimmers Meet Canadian World Championship Selection Criteria At Trials

Tonight, four more swimmers met the priority one selection criteria punching in their tickets to the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Two swimmers made it in the 100 freestyle, and two made it in the 400m IM.

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2015 Canadian Trials: Day Two Finals Preview – Kierra Smith Eyeing Breaststroke Redemption

Kierra Smith will have a chance at redemption in the 100m breaststroke after her disqualification in the 200 last night despite touching the wall first. She was a 1:09.02 in prelims. If Smith wants to make the team, she’ll need to go a 1:07.97 tonight.

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Team Canada’s Potential World Championship Roster Starts To Form – Only Six Swimmers Safe

The six swimmers above are guaranteed a spot on the team considering that they’re the only ones who have fully met the priority 1 selection criteria. The others are fairly safe to go to Pan Am Games, but a spot on the World Championships roster isn’t certain.

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Canadian Trials – Day One Prelims Recap

The Canadian Pan American Games and World Championship trials started this morning in Toronto…

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Overholt and Darcel Take Two On the Final Night of the Western Canadian Open

Both Emily Overholt and Sarah Darcel won gold in the 200 butterfly and 200 IM in their respective age groups at the Speedo Western Canadian Open…

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Bidrman, Block and Chekanovych all Sweep Breaststroke Events in Edmonton

Three swimmers completed the sweep of the breaststroke events in their respective age groups at the 2015 Speedo Western Canadian Open…

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Smith Sets New Provincial Record at the Speedo Western Canadian Open

14 year Rebecca Smith of the Red Deer Catalina Swim Club broke the Alberta age group record in the 100 freestyle…

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Teammates Thormeyer and Singh Strike Gold

On the first night of the Western Canadian Championships Winskill Dolphin teammates Markus Thormeyer and Tai Long Singh both struck gold…

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Psych Sheets Released For Speedo Eastern and Western Canadian Opens

The psych sheets have officially been released for the Speedo Eastern and Western Canadian Opens, annual competitions which run towards the end of February dividing Canada into two parts for two of Canada’s fastest winter meets.

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UBC Thunderbirds Hold Off Calgary Dinos To Secure Home Pool Win

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.

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Commonwealth Games Day One Finals – Live Results

Hannah Miley started off the first night of swimming in Glasgow taking Scotland’s first gold winning the 400 IM in a time of 4:31.76…

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