Two-time Olympic medallist Ryan Cochrane, who won a Canadian record eight world championship medals, announced his retirement from competitive swimming Tuesday.
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Canadian Meaghan Benfeito was fourth in the women's 10-metre platform final on Saturday at the diving World Series event, while Vincent Riendeau finished sixth in the men's 10-metre platform.
?Olympians Jennifer Abel and Francois Imbeau-Dulac earned Canada's first medal of the World Series season on Saturday in Beijing with a bronze in mixed synchro three-metre springboard.
Olympic bronze medallist Hilary Caldwell of White Rock, B.C., won the gold medal and set this year's world's best time on Friday in the women's 200-metre backstroke at the second stop on the Arena Pro Swim Series circuit.
Jennifer Abel and Mélissa Citrini-Beaulieu won gold in the synchro three-metre springboard on Sunday at the Grand Prix in Germany after Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay won silver in synchro 10-metre platform.
Looking to make a push towards the 2020 Olympics, the Canadian diving team is off to a good start at the Grand Prix opener in Rostock, Germany, this weekend.
Following the retirement of Olympic star Roseline Filion, a collection of youngsters is set to bolster an experienced core as the Canadian diving team begins the 2017 season, and a new Olympic quadrennial, on Friday at the Grand Prix opener in Germany.
Montreal's Olivia Chamandy won her second gold in as many days Winter Senior Diving Nationals in Calgary. Chamandy took top prize in the open three-metre final one day after winning the 10-metre tower event
Peter Thach Mai earned his second gold medal at the Winter Senior National Championships in diving, and once again it was a tightly-contested event.
The opening two events at the Winter Senior National Championships in diving went down to the wire on Friday with Peter Thach Mai and Éloise Bélanger, both of Montreal, emerging with narrow victories.