By the rules, did heat 1 winner Katrina Bellio or Heat 5 winner Katie Ledecky officially set the first Olympic Record? The answer is within.
During the event’s Olympic debut, Katie Ledecky threw down the 8th fastest performance in history with a 15:35.35 prelim swim.
As the swimmers prepare for Tokyo, follow the Canadian Olympic Team on Twitter and Instagram which features MacNeil, Oleksiak, Sanchez, and Ruck.
Brent Hayden will make his fourth Olympic appearance in Tokyo after winning the men’s 50 freestyle at the Canadian Trials in Toronto.
After winning the 200 and 800 freestyles earlier on in the meet, McIntosh won’t race the 1500 freestyle final on night 5 of the meet.
Day 3 finals at the 2021 Olympic Trials will feature the women’s and men’s 50 free and 200 IM, the women’s 800, and the men’s 1500.
Darragh has scratched from his 6th place position in the event, likely to prep for his 200 butterfly prelims swim tomorrow.
From up-and-coming juniors to a returning 2012 Olympic medalist, here are 4 storylines to watch at the 2021 Canadian Olympic Trials.
Kayla Sanchez, who has shifted focus to the 100 and 200 free, popped a lifetime best to close the Toronto Time Trial event on Friday.
Fiona Schere, with a Summer Juniors standard in the 50 free, will make her home in Westwood, California beginning in the fall of 2022.
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Bellio set Canadian national age group records in the 13-14 age group last year in the 800 free and 400 IM in long course meters.
Thorburn coached on three Canadian Olympic teams and led 18 swimmers to national titles over the course of his 44-year coaching career.
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.