Archive for the ‘Sports/PanAm (Actual)/Swimming’ Category

Kierra Smith, Martha McCabe go 1-2 in breaststroke

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Canada's swim team continued its hot start to the Pan Am Games as Kierra Smith and Martha McCabe won gold and silver, respectively, in the women's 200-metre breaststroke Wednesday evening.

Audrey Lacroix takes Canadian swimmers under her wing

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

From winning the 200m butterfly to supplying some reassuring words to double gold medallist Chantal Van Landeghem, Canadian swimming veteran Audrey Lacroix's presence is being felt in and out of the water at the Pan Am Games.

Pan Am newsmaker of the day: Chantal Van Landeghem

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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Chantal Van Landeghem stole the show on the opening night of swimming competition, finishing with two gold medals and two Pan Am records on Day 4.

Canada’s Van Landeghem upsets Coughlin in 100m freestyle

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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Winnipeg's Chantal Van Landeghem has given Canada a surprising but fantastic start to the Pan Am Games swimming competition with a gold medal in the women's 100m freestyle.

Canadian swimmer Martha McCabe hopes to medal at Pan Ams

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Olympic swimmer Martha McCabe will be competing in the 200-metre breaststroke event at the Pan Am Games in Toronto.

B.C. swimming star Ryan Cochrane relishing Pan Am Games at home

Thursday, July 9th, 2015
Ryan Cochrane

Cochrane's talent and work ethic have earned him Olympic bronze (2008) and silver (2012) as well as a Canadian-record six world championship medals. He hopes to add to that at the Pan American Games, where he is scheduled to compete in both the 400 and 1,500 metres.

Canadian open-water swimmer Weinberger looks to defend Pan Am title

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Canadian open-water swimmer Richard Weinberger, who captured bronze at the 2012 London Olympics, is one of seven Canadian defending individual Pan Am champions at the Games.

Audrey Lacroix wins gold in 200m butterfly at Quebec Cup

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Audrey Lacroix of Pont-Rouge, Que., won the gold medal in the 200-metre butterfly on Friday at the Quebec Cup swimming competition.

Emily Overholt captures 2 silver medals at Pro Series

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Canadian teenager Emily Overholt captured two silver medals in personal best times on Saturday at the Pro Swim Series.

Canadian swimmer Overholt wins silver in Pan Am tune-up

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Just weeks before the start of the Pan Am Games, Vancouver swimmer Emily Overholt continued her strong preparation for the event after winning a silver medal in the women’s 400-metre individual medley Friday at the Pro Swim Series competition in Santa Clara, Calif.