The University of British Columbia swimmers are getting a taste of luxury after moving their training grounds to the new state-of-the-art aquatic centre this week.
A couple of juniors took the Olympic stage by a storm, including Australia’s 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers, and Canada’s 100 free gold medalist Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals in her first Olympic Games.
While swimmers like Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte continue to add to their Olympic medal career totals, the Rio Olympic Games serve as a first chance for many young swimmers to represent their respective nations on the Olympic stage.
The Americans have added double IM medalist Maya Dirado to their lineup for the women’s 4×200 free relay tonight.
The fourth member of the American women’s 800 free relay is the burning question in today’s relay speculation post.
Brittany Maclean was absent for the 800 free relay preliminary heats, but Canada still managed to make the final qualifying 6th overall.
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The Canadians won their first Olympic relay medal in 24 years today in the women’s 4×100 free.
The day has finally arrived, the 2016 Olympic Games will commence in the pool, beginning a week-long mix of triumph and heartbreak depicting the raw emotion of sport displayed exclusively at the Olympics.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu will look for her first Olympic medal tonight after narrowly missing the wolrd record this morning in the women’s 400 IM.
At the Kinsmen Sports Centre in Edmonton, Alberta where the Canadian Swimming Championships are being held, tonight’s Olympic 100m butterfly semifinal will be shown on the timing board during tonight’s session.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu will contest the women’s 400 IM this morning, four years after her devastating 4th place finish in London.
Canadian swimmer Emily Overholt was forced to overcome a hamstring injury that occurred right after she qualified for the Olympic team in the 400m IM as she trained for the upcoming Games.
Katinka Hosszu is well within range to achieve two milestones in her storied career: Olympic gold, and Ye Shiwen’s 400 IM world record.