Olympic & Paralympic Trials - DAY 6 Recap

May 19, 2024
Maxwell's 5th Para Record and another Medal for Finlin on Day 6!
Reid Maxwell earned his 4th medal with a Silver in the 200 IM and Christey Liang had another strong race as one of Canada's top 100 Freestyle women. More than two thirds of Keyano's swimmers have earned at least one Top 20 finish in either the Senior or Junior rankings, making this a hugely successful Trials with 2 more days to go!

Keyano after Day 6: 
Top 10*
Top 20*
  * Para, Senior and / or Junior events
  ** Totals are for the pool-event Trials only; Emma Finlin already won the 10km Open Water spot for the 2024 Olympic Games in February! :)

On to the day's Keyano recap:
Men's 100 Back Para
Reid Maxwell set his 5th Canadian Record of the week and won a  Gold medal  in a time of 1:08.86.  
Women's 200 Fly
Eleaunah Phillips was just over her best in the preliminaries finishing in a time of 2:22.38 for the 30th-placed Junior. 
Men's 200 IM
Cohen Chan swam a best time and improved his ranking with a time of 2:12.03 for the 16th-placed Junior. 
Women's 800 Free
Emma Finlin led the charge in the Final of the women's 800 with one of her best ever performances in the event in a time of 8:38.48, earning a  Silver medal . Shayne Bowie was also back in action and finished with a solid result of 9:21.66 in 34th place. 
... Day 7 Sneak Peak
Zackary Bowie heads into the Junior Final of the 800 Freestyle and Reid Maxwell goes for a 6th medal to close out the Canadian Trials - catch them on CBC Gem
Go Bears!!