With the 2015 Pan American Games in the past, the pool at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre in Scarborough has turned its focus to the future of swimming in Canada. Coming off the most successful summer muti-sport event in the country’s history, the goal is to continue to grow the sport not only for the 2016 Olympics, but for the next few cycles. However, the first step is Rio, and improving on the two medals won at London 2012.
Sandrine Manville moved away from her Montreal home in order to increase her training in preparation for the Pan Am Games in Toronto and FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. She knows this was the…
Michelle Williams picked the perfect time and place to set a new personal best in the women’s 100 metre freestyle.
A finish of 54.21 put the Toronto native at the top of the podium on Wednesday while also breaking a Team Canada Trials record previously held by Arianna F. Vanderpool-Wallace.
The win qualified Williams for the upcoming Pan Am Games and World Championships. Her familiarity with the venue didn’t hurt.
Michelle Williams knows that international success hinges on perfecting her technique.
The 24-year old Canadian swimmer has been under the radar for much of her career, working very hard to be considered one of the top sprinters in Canada.