So far these Olympic Trials haven’t been going exactly according to plan for Ryan Cochrane despite the fact that he’s now set to represent Canada at his third Olympic Games.
After barely missing out on earning a spot on the Olympic team early in the meet, both Katerine Savard and Kennedy Goss made the criteria to gain Olympic nomination for the Rio Games this summer.
MacLean threw down a 1:56.94 to break Genevieve Saumur’s Canadian record of 1:56.97 from the 2009 World Championships in Rome. MacLean’s performance makes her the only Canadian swimmer to dip under 1:57 following the end of the tech-suit era.
15 year-old Taylor Ruck will look to make the Olympic team tonight in the 200 free as she comes in as the top seed from the prelims.
Canadian record holder Ryan Cochrane will compete in the men’s 400m free on day 3 at the Canadian Olympic Trials.
After an eighth place finish in the 200m freestyle to kick of the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials, Ryan Cochrane will be competing in one of his best events tomorrow in hopes of making his third Olympic team.
Santo Condorelli comes in as the favorite in both the 50 and 100m freestyle events.
Santo Condorelli is among the swimmers competing at Canadian Olympic and Para-Swimming Trials April 5-10. Tickets are now on sale.
Larkin and McKeon are two Aussies on fire in Melbourne.
Funk wears his Funky Trunks every day. He loves the brand and the name.
Former World Champion, James Magnussen, made his post-shoulder-surgery debut in Melbourne today, clocking a 50.05 100m freestyle time for the top seed headed into finals.
The late Randy Bennett was named to the President’s Honour Roll, while Ryan Cochrane took home the Male Athlete of the Year, and Genevieve Saumur won the Spirit of Aquatics Canada award.
Santo Condorelli had a breakout year that resulted in a narrow podium miss at the 2015 World Championships.
Michael Phelps makes a rare U.S. Winter Nationals appearance and should have some stellar butterfly battles with Tom Shields.
World Junior Championship medallist Danielle Hanus will be moving across Canada next season to train at the High Performance Centre – Victoria with Ryan Mallette.