Top women’s 400 IM seed Evie Pfeifer dropped her #6 seed in the 200 free to defend her top spot against Canadian record-holder Sydney Pickrem.
Matt Grevers will take the pool for preliminaries of the 50 back this morning, one of 10 total events in the first prelims session of the Clovis meet.
17-year-old Luca Urlando won two events on Day 1 of the Mel Zajac Jr. International Meet, emerging victorious in both the 200 free and 50 fly.
Concluidos los Trials en Toronto, con tres récords nacionales de Sydney Pickrem, Markus Thormeyer y Kylie Masse, quedó conformado el equipo de Canadá para el próximo Mundial de Gwangju 2019.
Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson scratched out of the women’s 200 free final with her best event, the 200 IM, coming tomorrow.
Danielle Hanus comes in as the top seed in the women’s 200 fly after Penny Oleksiak scratched out.
Emily Overholt comes in as the favorite in the women’s 400 free final on night three in Toronto.
Kierra Smith came back after being disqualified in the 200 breast to qualify for Worlds in the 100 on Thursday night.
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.
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Canada’s Emily Overholt burst onto the international scene in 2015, taking bronze in the 400 IM at the FINA World Championships that year. As she set her sights on Rio, however, her mental health quickly deteriorated.
Penny Oleksiak has entered six events, including the 200 fly, for the 2019 Canadian Swim Trials set to take place next week.
Caeleb Dressel is set to compete in his first long course meet since Pan Pacs, and will look to redeem himself against the fast-rising and newfound sprint rival Michael Andrew.