At the Kinsmen Sports Centre in Edmonton, Alberta where the Canadian Swimming Championships are being held, tonight’s Olympic 100m butterfly semifinal will be shown on the timing board during tonight’s session.
The Canadian women broke the national record in the 4x100m freestyle relay this morning en route to finishing third overall in the heats and putting themselves in a great position to medal tonight.
Watch here for a live recap of the action from Charlotte this morning.
Swimming Canada will send its Olympic 4×100 medley and 4×100 free relays to the Arena Pro Swim Series at Charlotte to conclude a weeklong “relay camp.”
With a little bit more speed and some more improvement off the flying starts it’s likely they could get into the 3:33-high range come Rio which would make them one of the best teams worldwide.
On the last night of competition two more athletes secured Olympic nomination for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Ryan Cochrane will look to qualify for the Olympics in the 1500 free for the third straight Games tonight.
Santo Condorelli will look for redemption today in the 50 free after being disqualified in the 100 fly yesterday.
Four more swimmers managed to earn a nomination for Canada’s Olympic team on night five, bringing the roster to a grand total of 25 with one day remaining.
Penny Oleksiak has emerged as one of the best young talents in the world this week after several top performances, but one performance that arguably tops them all is her 100m freestyle.
Saying that Penny Oleksiak has been on fire this meet is the understatement of the year; after a Canadian record in the 100m butterfly and making the Olympic squad at just 15, Oleksiak took a huge half-a-second off the world junior record.
Penny Oleksiak will seek her third individual event for the Olympics tonight in the 100 free, coming into tonight as the top seed.
Sprint star Chantal van Landeghem will finally hit the water at these trials in the women’s 100 free heats.
The 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials will feature one of the best fields of freestylers on the women’s side that the nation has ever seen. From the 50 to the 800 there are competitors who could potentially make Olympic finals and have competed well internationally.
Four athletes from the High Performance Centre – Ontario are looking to make their mark at the Canadian Olympic Trials this April with hopes of all qualifying for a spot on the 4x100m freestyle relay.