As things have been heating up all week here at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, the tensions are high was we head into day three finals.
The women’s 200 free podium from tonight. Silver medalist Emily Overholt (left) is the top seed of the women’s 400 IM tomorrow.
Tonight, Coughlin will need to better to her best time of 53.39 if she wants to crack the top five in the world this year. Her toughest competitor will be Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace of the Bahamas.
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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Abbey Weitzeil (above) nearly established a new personal record for herself in the 100m free finals.
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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.
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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.