John Atkinson

Canadian Male Junior Relay Initative: The Key To Canadian Relay Success

Swimming Canada has recently established a program to target future success in their international relays by putting together the “Male…

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Canadian Pan Pac and Commonwealth Games Teams Announced

At the conclusion of the 2014 Canadian Swimming Trials Swimming Canada announced both the Pan Pacific Championships and Commonwealth Games Teams…

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Heading Into Trials Atkinson Discusses His First Year On The Job

It has now been just over a year since John Atkinson was hired as Swimming Canada’s High Performance Director…

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Swimming Canada Publishes Selection Criteria For Major Competitions

Swimming Canada has published selection criteria for 2014 Commonwealth Games, 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships and…

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Atkinson Excited About The Potential Of The Canadian Program

It has been approximately 10 months since John Atkinson was hired as the High Performance Director of Swimming Canada and…

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Swimming Canada Restructures High Performance Centres

After a period of review Swimming Canada has decided to reduce the number of high performance centres that are being funded largely by the national organization and redirect their funding to four high performances centres rather than five.

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Swimming Canada’s 104th AGM

This weekend Ottawa’s playing host to Swimming Canada’s 104th AGM (annual general meeting)…

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Canadian Swim Stars wrap up World Cup season

Katerine Savard of Pont-Rouge, Que., won three medals and set a new Canadian record of 56.35 in women’s 100-metre butterfly. (Photo Courtesy Swimming Canada/Ian MacNicol)

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Atkinson, Swimming Canada HPD, Breaks Down FINA World Championships

Hilary Caldwell (featured image) took bronze in the women’s 200-metre backstroke while Ryan Cochrane won silver in the men’s 1,500-m freestyle to go with his 800-m bronze. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Canadians, Day 6, Caldwell and Russell Qualify for 200 Back Final

The Canadian record Hilary Caldwell set in the 200-metre backstroke heats at FINA World Championships didn’t last long. The 22-year-old…

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Canadian Report – Day Two – Savard 5th and Thomas 7th in the 100 butterfly

There wasn’t much action for the Canadians during Monday night’s finals, there were only four Canucks that competed… (Photo Courtesy Swimming Canada/Ian MacNicol)

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Katerine Savard sets Canadian Record at World Championships, Ryan Cochrane Advances

Ryan Cochrane and the women’s 4×100-metre freestyle relay will swim for medals tonight, while Katerine Savard, Noemie Thomas and Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson will look to advance through semifinals. (Photo Courtesy Swimming Canada/Ian MacNicol)

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Young Canadian Team 12th in Worlds Open Water Team Event

The team of Philippe Guertin, Eric Hedlin and Zsofi Balazs crossed the finish line at Moll de la Fusta in 57:13.7, good for 12th in the race.

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Weinberger fights back from mistake, settles for 5th

“I’m one of the strongest guys out there and I know I could have come first. It’s just so disappointing that I made such an amateur mistake and I didn’t notice the turning buoy pass on my right,” Weinberger said after the race. “I know I’m better than that.” (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotography.com)

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Canadian Worlds Team Gathers For Staging Camp

“It’s pretty exciting when the trip finally comes together and you get everyone there,” said Cochrane, who will be competing at his fourth world championships. “The final push is always a stressful time but once you get the team together it’s a very calming experience. I think we’re all excited for the meet to start.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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