Kelsey Wog (above), Markus Thormeyer, and Emily Overholt will all be chasing at their 4th individual wins on Saturday.
Canadian Olympian Brent Hayden made his long-awaited comeback at the 2020 Cascade Trans Mountain Festival in Calgary, Alberta.
Emily Overholt has won five gold medals through two days of the U SPORTS Championships and is position to add to her haul on the final night.
After winning two individual gold medals on day one, Victoria’s Danielle Hanus enters day two finals with the top seed in two more events.
Markus Thormeyer registered a personal best and new U SPORTS Championship Record in the men’s SCM 100 back at Day 2 prelims in Victoria, clocking 51.57.
UBC’s Emily Overholt will be looking to defend her titles in both the women’s 200 free and 400 IM on the first night of finals at the U SPORTS Championships.
Kelsey Wog took down an 11-year-old suited U SPORTS meet record during Day 1 prelims in Victoria, posting a time of 1:05.05 in the SCM 100 breaststroke.
Alexander Pratt will be one of the keys for the UBC men if they want to hold off Calgary and win a fourth straight U SPORTS championship.
After a narrow victory over Sun Yang on Day 1 in the 200 free, Lithuanian Danas Rapsys will rematch the crowd favorite on Day 2 in Shenzhen in the 400.
Katinka Hosszu will be a busy woman throughout the FINA Champions Series, kicking things off with the 200 back and 100 fly on Day 1 in Shenzhen.
Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions for all categories.
This year’s Swammy Award for Canadian Coach of the Year goes to Tom Johnson of the High Performance Centre, Vancouver.
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.
Cole Pratt broke Markus Thormeyer’s Canadian record in the 200 back (short course meters) at the 2019 Ontario Junior International.
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.