Chantal van Landeghem will look to qualify for an individual event at the World Championships in the 50 free today. She is the Canadian Record holder at 24.39.
Olympic bronze medalist Hilary Caldwell will swim her signautre event, the 200 back, today at Canadian World Trials in Victoria.
Kylie Masse will look to defend her 100 back title tonight and hunt down her Canadian Record of 56.02.
Yuri Kisil leads a loaded field tonight in the men’s 200 free, including three of the four members of Canada’s 4×100 free relay in Rio.
Sydney Pickrem will look to qualify in her second event tonight in the women’s 200 IM.
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 University of British Columbia won both the women’s and men’s titles at the Canada West University Championships…
Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson won the 400 IM, 200 backstroke and 200 freestyle on the second night of the Canada West Championships…
After the first day of the Canada West Swimming Championships in Vancouver the University of Calgary leads the men’s points standings while UBC leads the women’s…
The UBC men cleaned up the men’s 100m freestyle final with a 1-2-3 podium sweep led by up-and-coming sprinter Yuri Kisil. Kisil rocketed to a 48.73 to win the event followed by Stefan Milosevic who touched in at 49.58. Luke Peddie came in fast as well throwing down a 49.94. The three leaders were the only ones under the 50 second barrier, pointing the UBC 4x100m freestyle relay in a very good direction.
Yuri Kisil will finish representing Canada this summer, and then turn his attention to representing UBC’s collegiate program.
A 15 member squad made up of some of the most promising 17-18 year old Canadian swimmers are currently in the midst of a training camp as part of the process of preparing for the Victorian Open State Championships….