|Canada’s national senior development team and Italy in battle for gold in team event|
SAVONA, Italy - Canada’s national senior development team continued its strong showing on Friday at the Savona Open synchronized swimming competition placing second in the team free preliminary event.
Italy, with seven members from their 2009 world championship team, totalled 93.075 points with the Canadians standing at 91.350.
Swimming for Canada were Camille Bowness (Beaconsfield, QC), Gabrielle Cardinal (Saint-Lambert, QC), Sandy Gill (Coquitlam, B.C.), Emilia Kopcik (Surrey, B.C.), Marie-Lou Morin (Montreal, QC), Erin Willson (Toronto, ON), Lisa Mickelberg (Montreal, QC) and Annabelle Frappier (Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC ).
Brazil is third at 86.951.
On Thursday, Canada edged Italy in the team technical routine.
Competition continues Saturday with the combination event while the team final in on Sunday.
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Synchro Canada is the national organization governing synchronized swimming in Canada. It represents 10 provincial associations, a territorial association, as well as some 150 clubs and 12,000 members across Canada. A member of FINA, the world’s governing aquatic sports organization, Synchro Canada promotes the quest for excellence by developing the athletes, citizens and ambassadors of the sport of synchronized swimming at every level. Synchro Canada would like to thank its sponsors:
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