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.
Katerine Savard of the Universite de Montreal will make be the odds on favorite in both the women’s 200 free and 100 fly on day 1 at the 2017 U Sport Championships.
The University of Toronto men and women will be looking to defend their CIS Championship titles from the 2015-2016 season here in Sherbrooke at the U Sports Championships this week, and to do so will need to face tough opposition from their rivals at the University of British Columbia.
The American women broke the Championship Record and the Canadian women the National Record in the women’s 4×100 medley relay.
Penny Oleksiak (above) and her Canadian teammate smashed the Canadian 4×200 free relay record in 7:33.89, missing the World Record by just over a second.
Katinka Hosszu is just one of many top stars in the sport who will be in action in Windsor this morning.
Canadian Katerine Savard swam to a sixth place finish in the final of the 50m butterfly in order to race to a new Canadian record, taking down Noemie Thomas’ 25.60 record that she set at the 2012 SC World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.
American Josh Prenot will take on a stacked men’s 200 IM field that includes teammate Michael Andrew, Chinese powerhouse Wang Shun and Japan’s Daiya Seto this morning in Windsor.
Led by a world-class anchor leg from Penny Oleksiak, Canada obliterated its own national record in the women’s 4×200 free relay to earn Olympic bronze.
Brittany Maclean was absent for the 800 free relay preliminary heats, but Canada still managed to make the final qualifying 6th overall.
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.
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Canadian Olympian Katerine Savard has appeared on a box of Honey Nut Cheerios with four other Canadian Olympians.
At the Quebec Cup in Montreal today, Canadian butterflier Katerine Savard broke the 50 fly national record during prelims. QuebecCup: AM heat:…