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

Canadians McCabe, Smith earn European swimming medals

Sunday, June 14th, 2015
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Canada's Martha McCabe and Kierra Smith earned silver and bronze medals in women's 200-metre breaststroke while competing in Rome and Monte Carlo, respectively, on Sunday.

Ryan Cochrane continues podium run at Mare Nostrum Series

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Canada's Ryan Cochrane reached the podium for the third time in as many races at the Mare Nostrum Series, earning a silver medal in the men's 400-metre freestyle on Saturday.

Ryan Cochrane golden in meet record time

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Canada's Ryan Cochrane set a course record in the men's 800-metre freestyle to claim gold on Thursday at the Mare Nostrum Series in Barcelona, Spain.

Audrey Lacroix wins 200m butterfly at Mare Nostrum swim meet

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Two-time Olympian Audrey Lacroix won the gold medal in the women's 200-metre butterfly on Sunday to conclude the first stop on the Mare Nostrum swimming circuit in Canet-en-Roussillon, France.

Canadian swimmers claim 3 medals at Mare Nostrum meet

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Canada's Katerine Savard, Hilary Caldwell and Ryan Cochrane all won medals Saturday to open the Mare Nostrum swimming circuit in Canet-en-Roussillon, France.

Canadian swim coach Randy Bennett celebrated with memorial

Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Hundreds gathered to remember Canadian swim coach Randy Bennett, who lost his battle with cancer last month at the age of 51. Bennett was considered an innovator and was a firm believer in Canada's potential to produce swimming champions, which he proved through his work with Ryan Cochrane.

Richard Weinberger, Canadian swimmer, qualifies for worlds

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Canadian Richard Weinberger, a bronze medallist in the open-water swim at the London Olympics, has booked his ticket to this summer's FINA world swimming championship.

Elizabeth Whittall, legendary Canadian swimmer, dies at 78

Friday, May 1st, 2015
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Elizabeth Whittall, who won two swimming gold medals at the 1955 Pan American Games and represented Canada at the Summer Olympics the following year, has died. She was 78.