Audrey Lacroix was one of many Canadians swimming at Plantation Sectionals, winning the 200 fly on the final day.
Plenty of Canada’s Olympic hopefuls will be heading to Montréal Thursday to compete at the 2016 Speedo Eastern Canadian Open.
Santo Condorelli is among the swimmers competing at Canadian Olympic and Para-Swimming Trials April 5-10. Tickets are now on sale.
A team comprised fully of coach Ben Titley’s High Performance Centre Ontario swimmers took a sizable chunk off the national record in the short course 4x100m freestyle relay.
The Canadian team stood out as one of the top teams at the games on night one. The Canadians medalled in every single event, and showed that they’re in it to win it at home.
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The High Performance Centre – Ontario along with Richard Funk took to Europe for a three week training and racing camp, competing on the Mare Nostrum Tour and soaking up some sun as is evident in the video above.
With the Pan Am Games drawing near, some of Canada’s brightest young swimmers will get to assess their progress over the next two weekends while competing in the Mare Nostrum Series.
Canada’s female junior relay initiative paid dividends with a gold medal at the Charlotte Pro Swim Series on Friday, while breaststroker Richard Funk went to the wall with a familiar foe for silver in the men’s 100 metres.
Going into the final day of competition there have been 12 swimmers who have guaranteed spots on the worlds team based on Swimming Canada’s priority once selection, and it seems six more could qualify.
It seems as though the potential for at least four more spots on the World Championship roster are available tonight after four swimmers dipped under Swimming Canada’s ‘top 16’ standard during day three prelims.
Tonight, four more swimmers met the priority one selection criteria punching in their tickets to the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Two swimmers made it in the 100 freestyle, and two made it in the 400m IM.
Michelle Williams, Chantal VanLandeghem and Sandrine Mainville all finished under the top 16 standard in the women’s 100 freestyle…
Kierra Smith will have a chance at redemption in the 100m breaststroke after her disqualification in the 200 last night despite touching the wall first. She was a 1:09.02 in prelims. If Smith wants to make the team, she’ll need to go a 1:07.97 tonight.