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.
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.
Katrina Bellio of Etobicoke won her third individual gold medal of the 2019 Canadian Championships in Winnipeg, topping the women’s 1500 free field.
Jade Hannah completed a sweep of the women’s backstroke events on day three of the 2019 Canadian Championships in Winnipeg.
Cascade Swim Club’s Cole Pratt negative split his way to a win in the men’s 100 back on day two of the Canadian Championships in a time of 55.86.
Jade Hannah of Island Swimming was victorious in the women’s 200 back on night one of the Canadian Swimming Championships in Winnipeg.
Kylie Masse posted a pair of solid backstroke swims at the Ontario Provincial Championships in a tune-up for Worlds coming up later this month.
Liendo had a huge swim in the 100 fly, while Bellio put forth several big personal bests.
At the 2017 edition, Canada finished 2nd on the medals table by winning 7 World Juniors gold medals. Jade Hannah returns 4 medals from that team for 2019.
Four Canadian age group records fell on night two in Toronto.
Penny Oleksiak will be looking to secure her spot on the 2019 Worlds team on night two of Canadian Trials in the 100 freestyle.
Summer McIntosh of the Etobicoke Swim Club smashed five individual Canadian 11-12 NAGs at the Ontario Championships.