Penny Oleksiak broke the Canadian national record in the 100m freestyle for the third time at these championships as she stretched into the wall in third to take home the bronze medal.
2016 CURSO CORTO CAMPEONATO MUNDIAL 6° Diciembre – Diciembre 11°, 2016 Windsor, Ontario, Canada WFCU Centre Curso: 25 metros Eliminatorias: 0930…
The IOC has confirmed that Canadians Penny Oleksiak and Taylor Ruck are the first two Olympic medalists ever that were born in the 2000s.
For the second time today the Canadian women managed to break the national record in the 4x100m freestyle relay, this time dipping under 3:33 and securing an Olympic medal.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu will look for her first Olympic medal tonight after narrowly missing the wolrd record this morning in the women’s 400 IM.
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.
Sandrine Mainville was one of the five High Performance Centre – Ontario athletes who qualified to compete for Canada at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Games last week at the Canadian Olympic Trials.
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.
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.