Keep up to date with day 1 prelims at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Austin.
Michael Phelps will be competing in the heats of the men’s 200m butterfly shortly after where he’s not exactly the favorite. It looks to be a three man race right now between Phelps and his two rivals: Chad le Clos of South Africa and Laszlo Cseh of Hungary. Both have said their fair share of talk about Phelps making this one of the most anticipated races of the games.
On the last night of the Mel Zajac Jr. International both Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson and Yuri Kisil, who will both be representing Canada at the Olympics this summer, took home a win.
Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson and Markus Thormeyer both won multiple gold on Saturday night at the Mel Zajac Jr. International…
Canadian Olympic team members Kierra Smith and Yuri Kisil both picked up two wins on the first night of competition at the Mel Zajac Jr. International…
There are few things that will make you want to run straight through a brick wall, flex all your muscles, and be doused in Gatorade more than watching Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson’s reaction to making the Olympic team.
The men’s 4x100m freestyle relay is going to be packed with young talent. The average age of the four swimmers who made the team is just over 20-years-old, a very young average compared to other sporting nationalities.
On the fourth day of competition four more athletes qualified for nomination for the 2106 Olympic Games bringing the total to 19 athletes who have met Swimming Canada’s selection criteria.
Sydney Pickrem will look to qualify in her second event tonight in the women’s 200 IM.
Santo Condorelli will finally get in on the action at trials this morning in the 100m free prelims.
Kylie Masse will look to make her first Olympic team tonight after setting the national record in the women’s 100 backstroke this morning.
World Championship bronze medalist Emily Overholt will swim her first race of the trials this morning in the women’s 400 IM prelims.
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.
Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson won the 400 IM, 200 backstroke and 200 freestyle on the second night of the Canada West Championships…
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…