Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Aquatics’ Category

Aussie Horton applauded by fellow swimmers for protest against Sun over doping suspension

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Mack Horton walked into the dining room at the athletes' village and the applause began. It swelled into a standing ovation for the Australian swimmer after his personal protest against China's Sun Yang at the world championships.

Maggie MacNeil beats 3-time defending world champ Sjostrom in Canadian-record time

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Maggie MacNeil of London, Ont., knocked off three-time world champion and defending Olympic gold medallist Sarah Sjostrom to win the women’s 100-metre butterfly, posting a Canadian-record time of 55.83 seconds at the world aquatics championships on Monday.

Katie Ledecky puts on dominant performance in 400-meter freestyle prelims

Saturday, July 20th, 2019

After an unexpected assist from her coach, Katie Ledecky opened the world championships with a dominating performance in the preliminaries of the 400-meter freestyle Sunday.

Canada’s Abel, Imbeau-Dulac team up for 3m synchro diving silver

Saturday, July 20th, 2019
South Korea Swimming Worlds

Canada's Jennifer Abel and Francois Imbeau-Dulac combined to win 3m synchro diving silver at the world aquatics championships on Saturday in Gwangju, South Korea.

Vincent Riendeau gives Canada another Olympic spot in men’s 10m platform

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Vincent Riendau secured a spot for Canada at next summer's Olympics in Tokyo at the world aquatics championships on Friday in Gwangju, South Korea.

Road to the Olympic Games: World aquatics championships from South Korea

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the world aquatics championships in South Korea.

Taylor Ruck has all the makings of Canada’s next superstar swimmer

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

In 2016, Penny Oleksiak came out of nowhere to win four medals at the Olympics. In 2017, Kylie Masse broke the women’s 100-metre backstroke world record. In 2018, Taylor Ruck tied an all-time world record with eight medals at the Commonwealth Games. It’s 2019. Who’s next? It could still be Ruck.

Canada defeats South Korea to qualify for knockout round in water polo

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Canada found itself in a must win situation against South Korea at the world aquatics championships on Tuesday, in Gwangju, South Korea.

Chinese teen is perfect in winning diving gold

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
South Korea Swimming Worlds

Thirteen-year-old Chinese diver Chen Yuxi won the women's 10-metre platform final at the world swimming championships in South Korea on Wednesday, and received two perfect marks for her third drive.

Brazilian Cunha wins women’s 5K open water at worlds championships

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
South Korea Swimming Worlds

Ana Marcela Cunha improved on her already impressive career in open-water swimming at the world championships with a win in the five-kilometre race on Wednesday.