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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.