After being closed for more than a year, the Crescent Town Club’s swimming facility threw a “grand pool reopening” to welcome back residents. The event took place Saturday, March 10, at 2A the Market Place near Victoria Park and Danforth avenues.
Since she was seven, Sophie Long’s best times in the pool have been an inextricable part of her identity. This is about to change over the next week for the native of Cleethorpes, UK as she will step away from competitive swimming after the National Championships, running through Friday in Greensboro, N.C.
Paralympian Benoit Huot swam the race of his life but it still wasn’t enough for him to reach the podium at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. The 19-time Paralympic medalist shaved two-tenths of a second off his personal best, despite finishing fifth against a field of strong swimmers in the men’s S10 100-metre backstroke.