17-year-old Luca Urlando won two events on Day 1 of the Mel Zajac Jr. International Meet, emerging victorious in both the 200 free and 50 fly.
A Markus Thormeyer-Luca Urlando showdown in the 200 free (with both putting up lifetime-bests within two tenths of each other within the past three months) could be a highlight of the junior-heavy Mel Zajac International Meet in Canada.
The meet will feature some top talent from the U.S. juniors and Canada.
Concluidos los Trials en Toronto, con tres récords nacionales de Sydney Pickrem, Markus Thormeyer y Kylie Masse, quedó conformado el equipo de Canadá para el próximo Mundial de Gwangju 2019.
Kayla Sanchez is scheduled to swim both the 200 IM and 50 free on day five in Toronto.
Could Markus Thormeyer’s success open the flood gates for the Canadian men?
Mack Darragh will be looking to get himself on the Canadian World Championship team tonight in the 200 fly.
Danielle Hanus comes in as the top seed in the women’s 200 fly after Penny Oleksiak scratched out.
Rebecca Smith came through with a big swim to qualify for the World Championships in the 100 fly after missing the previous night in the 100 free.
Emily Overholt comes in as the favorite in the women’s 400 free final on night three in Toronto.
Kierra Smith came back after being disqualified in the 200 breast to qualify for Worlds in the 100 on Thursday night.
The women’s 100 fly features youngsters Penny Oleksiak and Rebecca Smith at the top, along with Sweden’s Louise Hansson and another 2000-born Canadian, Maggie MacNeil.
Penny Oleksiak will be looking to secure her spot on the 2019 Worlds team on night two of Canadian Trials in the 100 freestyle.
It’s day two of the Canadian Swimming Trials. Five women and one man have already booked their trips to the 2019 World Championships, and more will look to join them today – including in the all-important (from a relay perspective at least) 100 frees.
Taylor Ruck qualified for her first LC World Championship team on day 1 of Canadian Trials in the women’s 100 back.