3 more Canadian records on 4th day of trials

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Sinead Russell smashed through the national record in the women’s 200 backstroke, clocking 2:08.89 where Lauren Lavigna’s record from 2009 was 2:10.03. Erica Morningstar notched the Canadian record in the 200 IM, with a 2:11.23 where Julia Wilkingson’s record from August was 2:11.32. And Lauren Lavigna, Haylee Johnson, Noemie Thomas and Heather Maclean demolished the 400 medley national record with a 4:05.89, where the previous mark was 4:08.71. Canada picks 32 swimmers in total for the world championships in Shanghai. Source: SwimmingWorld Magazine.

Day 4 qualifiers

  • Sinead Russell (17) – 200 backstroke – 2:08.89
  • Geneviève Cantin (20) – 200 backstroke 2:10.36
  • Matt Hawes (25) – 200 backstroke – 1:58.89
  • Tobias Oriwol (25) – 200 backstroke – 1:58.90
  • Victoria Poon (26) – 50 freestyle – 25.35
  • Chantal VanLandeghem (17) – 50 freestyle – 25.43
  • Brent Hayden (27) – 50 freestyle – 22.37
  • Erica Morningstar (22) – 200 IM – 2:11.23
  • Julia Wilkingson (23) – 200 IM – 2:12.89
  • Andrew Ford (21) – 200 IM – 2:01.27
  • Savannah King (18) – 800 freestyle – 8:39.14
  • Ryan Cochrane (22) – 1500 freestyle – 15:16.01

The Canadian world championships team is listed here on swimming.ca.

Full results from the Canadian world trials.

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