Youth seems to be the name of the game in the women’s Canadian medley scene as both Emily Overholt and Sydney Pickrem look to make their first Olympic team. While the two stand out above the rest of the athletes, there’s likely a chance for Canada to send two swimmers in each event, meaning that if Overholt and Pickrem are on their game it will be an absolute dog fight for those two spots.
Canada has the potential to put multiple swimmers in both the 100 and 200 fly finals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, the question is, who will they be? Katerine Savard, Noemie Thomas, and Penny Oleksiak look to go head-to-head in the 100 whereas the heavy favourite Audrey Lacroix will have to defeat Emily Overholt for her spot on the team.
The 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials will feature one of the best fields of freestylers on the women’s side that the nation has ever seen. From the 50 to the 800 there are competitors who could potentially make Olympic finals and have competed well internationally.
Thormeyer helped Canada to a gold medal in the mixed 4×100 free relay at the 2015 World Jr Champs in Singapore.
Phelps was still wearing a speedo, but he wasn’t in the pool this time.
Santo Condorelli is among the swimmers competing at Canadian Olympic and Para-Swimming Trials April 5-10. Tickets are now on sale.
Folks looking forward to seeing Russian Vladimir Morozov sprint his way to the finals in the men’s 100 free will be disappointed to see he has scratched this morning’s prelims in Austin.
Often mentioned in the press after her big sister Cate, Bronte Campbell stole the headlines in 2015…
Just 17 at the time, Overholt earned three Pan Ams medals, tied for the most among Canadian women and second on the entire Canadian team behind Santo Condorelli.
Team Aquatic Supplies is proud to announce the signing of Canadian record-holder, World Championship bronze medalist, and Pan American Games gold medalist Emily Overholt.
Follow along for live updates from the second day of the 2015 AT&T US Winter National Championships in Federal Way, Washington.
Michael Phelps makes a rare U.S. Winter Nationals appearance and should have some stellar butterfly battles with Tom Shields.
22-time Olympic medalist and Comeback King, Michael Phelps, is tonight’s 4th seed in the men’s 100 fly after touching simultaneously with MIchael Andrew (53.70) in this morning’s prelims.
Martha McCabe posted a 2:21.84 in the women’s 200 breaststroke to tie Jenna Laukkanen for the top spot in the world rankings…
Taylor Ruck has been an intriguing junior prospect at the domestic level for several years now. But this summer’s Junior World Championships seem to be serving notice that Ruck has arrived on an even bigger stage.