Alberta Swimmers Rule the Pool!

Val Carr News

After a five days of grueling competition, fast swimming, and podium visits at the 2019 Canadian Swimming Trials, five of the six national teams have been named.  Nine Alberta swimmers have made it to the international stage with the FISU team yet to be announced.

World Aquatic Championships, Gwangju, Korea, 12 – 28 July 2019:

Emma O’Croinin, Edmonton Keyano Swim Club, Paul Birmingham
Tristan Cote, University of Calgary Swim Club, Mike Blondal
Cole Pratt, Cascade Swim Club, Dave Johnson

World Junior Swimming Championships, Budapest, Hungary, 20-25 August 2019:
Emma O’Croinin – Edmonton Keyano Swim Club, Paul Birmingham
Finlay Knox – Okotoks Mavericks Swim Club, Todd Melton
Cole Pratt – Cascade Swim Club, Dave Johnson
Sebastian Somerset – Cascade Swim Club, Dave Johnson
Avery Wiseman – Olympian Swim Club, Leslie Serediak

World Para Swimming Championships, dates and location TBD:
Morgan Bird, Cascade Swim Club, Wendy Johnson

Pan American Games, Lima, Peru, 6-10 August 2019:
Kyla Leibel, Red Deer Catalina Swim Club, Lucien Zucchi
Danica Ludlow, University of Calgary Swim Club, Mike Blondal

Parapan American Games, Lima, Peru, 23 August-1 September 2019:
No Alberta swimmers

FISU Games, Napoli, Italy, 3-14 July 2019:
Team to be announced

Full Trials Results

Photo credit Scott Grant, Swimming Canada