Coming off a standout ISL season, Pickrem heads to Toronto to join the elite training group that includes Olympic medalists Penny Oleksiak and Taylor Ruck.
The Canadian Olympic Trials were supposed to run this week, and there would’ve been no shortage of intriguing storylines.
Kayla Sanchez won the women’s 100 free on Saturday night in Scarborough, beating Taylor Ruck and Rebecca Smith head-to-head in a time of 53.92.
Oleksiak posted her fastest 100 fly since the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Friday in Scarborough, clocking 58.30.
With her two swims on Thursday, Kylie Masse has now broken 1:00 in the 100 backstroke a staggering 58 times.
2016 Olympic gold medalist Penny Oleksiak is one of the Canadian superstars set to compete this weekend at the Winter Ontario Champs in Scarborough.
Markus Thormeyer wins Canadian Male Swimmer of the Year for the second straight time after a stellar 2019 that included National Records and a Worlds final.
Emma O’Croinin and Joshua Liendo qualified for both the senior and Junior World Championships in 2019.
16-year-old Matt Richards from Great Britain broke the men’s 100 free meet record twice on Sunday, getting down to 46.84 in the final.
Cole Pratt dropped over a second in the 100 back to lower the Canadian boys’ 15-17 NAG in a blistering time of 51.57, taking out Javier Acevedo’s 51.63.
Kayla Sanchez won two events on day one in Toronto, including setting a new meet record and narrowly missing the National Record in the women’s 50 back.
World Championship medalist and Canadian Record holder Kayla Sanchez highlights a stacked field of juniors set to compete at the OJI meet in Toronto.
El croata Franko Grgic ha arrebatado el récord del mundo junior al australiano Mack Horton con un tiempo de 14:46.09, frente a los 14:51.55 de Horton.
Durante esta penúltima jornada de competición se han batido dos récords de los campeonatos y un récord del mundo júnior.
Aussie Lani Pallister will be chasing down a distance sweep while countrywoman Bronte Job is just 0.02s off the 50 back championship record.