Australia has dominated this relay recently, setting world records in 2014, 2016 and 2018. But 2021 might be their best roster yet.
With Ruck out of the 100 freestyle, there will be 3 women from the 2019 World Championships final absent from the event in Tokyo.
Countries are beginning group training as Tokyo draws near. Some are training together in their home country while others are getting to know the Tokyo pool.
With less than half a minute between the beginning and the end, it truly is anybody’s race in Tokyo in the women’s 50 freestyle.
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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.
Oleksiak now ranks third in the world this season after coming within 19 one-hundredths of her gold medal winning time from the 2016 Games.
Follow along here for live updates and analysis as racing gets underway on night 4 of the Canadian Olympic Swimming Trials.
Sanchez swam to victory in the women’s 50 freestyle with a 24.66 to just out-swim the 24.77 FINA A standard and qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
Having already qualified to race the 200 freestyle in Tokyo, Oleksiak will be hoping to make her return to the Games in 100 freestyle.
#8 seed Keir Ogilvie dropped the 200 fly after placing 3rd in the 100 fly on Saturday with a lifetime best time of 53.28. This was his last event of the meet.
La squadra olimpica canadese si arricchisce dopo la conclusione del terzo giorno dei trials. Il recap delle finali e l’aggiornamento roster
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.