Colombian swimmer Jorge Murillo tied the Pan Am Games record this morning en route to taking the top seed heading into finals and setting a new national record.
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.
France’s Florent Manaudou, USA’s Cammile Adams and Emma Reaney, and Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte are among the international competitors scheduled for action in Rome at the 2015 Sette Colli Trophy.
Veteran Ryan Cochrane won silver and emerging breaststroker Kierra Smith had a breakthrough bronze on a solid day for Canada on the Mare Nostrum Series.
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.
Richard Funk qualified once more to represent Canada internationally, grabbing a spot on the 2015 Pan Am Games roster with a win in the 100m breaststroke.
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…
Swimming Canada Releases Psych Sheets For Trials; Almost 200 Foreign Entries Made Of Mostly American College Swimmers
Swimming Canada released the psych sheet for the 2015 Canadian Swimming Trials which will be the selection meet for the Canadian World Championship team, Pan Am team, and World University Games team.
Alabama is a bit of a surprise as the #1 incoming seed, but put together four really solid legs on this relay. They’ll have to fight off defending champs Cal and a host of other schools to stay on top, though.
Going into the meet, the Arizona senior is ranked fifth in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 1:52.65 which he swam at the Texas Hall of Fame meet. This season, he may be the favorite based solely on past results, but there are a lot more swimmers that he’ll have to contend with if he wants to defend his title.
Cordes hasn’t been close to his American and NCAA record time of 50.04 this season, sporting a time of 52.04 heading into the meet. All season, Cordes has been around a 52-flat. He won his third straight 100 breaststroke PAC 12 title earlier this month en route to a 52.18.
2015 Men’s Big Ten Championships: Bosch’s third title leads Wolverine men to 5th-straight conference championship
Dylan Bosch won his third individual event of the meet with a pool-record 200 fly performance to help Michigan win its 5th-straight Big Ten title.
Iowa’s Grant Betulius is today’s top seed going into the men’s 100 backstroke on Day 3 of the 2015 Men’s B1G Championships, but Penn State’s Shane Ryan and Nate Savoy will be in hot pursuit.