Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships Stats

Val CarrNews, Swim Alberta News

Medals for Canada at Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships: 9 (2 gold, 7 bronze)

Medals at Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships: 4

Open water medals: 1 (Eric Hedlin)

Open water medals in Canadian history: 3

Open water medals won by Hedlin: 2

Pool medals: 8

Countries with more medals: 3

Previous Canadian teams to win 8 medals: 0

Most medals won by a previous Canadian team (6, 1978)

World championships between 1978 and 2019: 15

Gold medals: 2 (Margaret MacNeil, 100 fly & Kylie Masse, 100 back)

Gold medals at Budapest 2017 worlds: 1 (Kylie Masse, 100 back)

Previous Canadians with 2 career gold medals: 1 (Victor Davis)

Previous Canadian teams to win 2 gold medals: 0

Canadians in history to defend a world title before Masse: 0

Canadian records: 5

Canadian records broken by Margaret MacNeil: 3 (individual and relay)

Americas records: 1 (Margaret MacNeil, 100 fly, 55.83)

Commonwealth records: 1 (Margaret MacNeil, 100 fly)

MacNeil’s previous personal best: 57.04 (at Trials in April)

MacNeil’s best time in 2018: 58.44 (2018 Trials)

Finalists: 19

Finalists at Budapest 2017 worlds: 17

Last time Canada made more than 19 finals: 1978

Canadians who won 3 medals: 6 (Penny Oleksiak, Kylie Masse, Sydney Pickrem, Margaret MacNeil, Taylor Ruck, Rebecca Smith)

Previous Canadians who won 3 medals at a single worlds: 0

Career medals for Penny Oleksiak and Kylie Masse: 5

Canadians with more than 5 career medals: 1 (Ryan Cochrane, 8)

Swimmers who competed for Canada: 31 (17 men, 14 women)

Swims where Canadians improved their rank from entry: 24 (of 36)

Athletes who set lifetime best times: 6 (Not including relay splits)

Women’s relay medals: 3

Last time a Canadian women’s team won a relay medal: 1978

Previous Canadian teams to win medals in all 3 relays: 0

Average age of 4×100 free relay: 18.75

Average age of 4×200 free relay: 19.5

Average age of 4×100 medley relay: 20.75

Average age of overall team: 21.2

Oldest swimmer: 27 (Jeremy Bagshaw)

Youngest swimmer: 16 (Emma O’Croinin)

# of swimmers leaving with a medal: 11 (Rebecca Smith, Margaret MacNeil, Kylie Masse, Penny Oleksiak, Taylor Ruck, Sydney Pickrem, Kierra Smith, Emily Overholt, Kayla Sanchez, Emma O’Croinin, Eric Hedlin)

Distance between Toronto and Gwangju: 10,851 km

Time difference between Gwangju and Toronto: 13 hours

Number of relay teams qualified for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: 5

Days until Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: 357 days

Distance between Gwangju and Tokyo: 1,170 km

Original Article on Swimming Canada here.