Summer McIntosh impresses at Canadian World Championship Trials » FirstSportz

Summer McIntosh
Summer McIntosh

The ongoing Canadian Swimming Trials have put a certain 15-year-old in the spotlight Summer McIntosh keeps the ball rolling.

The 15-year-old has three event wins and has also managed to qualify for all three events; especially after winning the 200m butterfly event final on Friday. Canada’s World Cup team and Commonwealth Games team are selected through these events. McIntosh won the 400-meter freestyle event, breaking the Canadian national record, and broke her personal record in the 200-meter freestyle event.

Summer McIntosh qualified for world championships alongside Olympic champion Penny Olesiak

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Along with Summer McIntosh, Olympic champion Penny Oleksiak, Kayla Sanchez and taylor jerk also easily qualified for the World Championships in the women’s 100-meter freestyle event. Sanchez took the win in 53.68 seconds. Ruck’s recent performance also meant she is being considered for the relay competitions as well.

The men’s 100m final was won by Josh Liendo in 48.35, with Ruslan Gaziev also booked his World Championship spot with a second place finish of 48.41.

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Subhankar Mondal

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