McCann has her sights set on the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships. Markus Thormeyer, who made his Pan Am Games debut last month, swam a 49.42 anchor leg in the men’s 4×100 free relay.
James Guest, one of the top breaststroke recruits out of Canada, gave his verbal commitment to swim for the University of Georgia Bulldogs starting next fall where he’ll fit in with their 2014-2015 freshman class which is full of breaststroke and IM swimmers.
The women’s 50m fly displayed one of Canada’s top swimmers over the last few years: flyer Noemie Thomas. Thomas came into the meet as the top seed and the fastest Canadian swimmer in this event after posting a 26.33 at Mare Nostrum. The future Golden Bear swam a time of 26.23 tonight to better that time and move her up in the world rankings from 15th to 13th.
Canadian record-holder Katherine Savard is the top seed in the women’s 50 fly, just ahead of rising youngster Noemie Thomas.