The event is scheduled for September 12-16 in Volos, Greece
Ottawa, June 19, 2012 – Synchro Canada is pleased to announce its 2012 Junior National Team members who will represent the country at the 2012 FINA World Junior Championships, September 12-16, in Volos, Greece.
The 12-member squad is led by Synchro Canada’s 2012 Junior National Team head coach Jenn Tregale (Calgary, Calgary Aquabelles) and assistant coaches Maude Pelchat (Laval, Dollard Synchro) and Johana Vasquez (Terrebonne, Laval Synchro).
The 2012 Junior National Team was selected following a week long camp which concluded June 16 in Montreal.
2012 Junior National Team members are:
Gabriella Brisson (Calgary Aquabelles, Calgary, AB) *
Carlie Cholette (Montréal Synchro, Ottawa, ON) *
Anne-Marie Chouinard (Montréal Synchro, Montreal, arrondissement Anjou, QC) **
Claudia Holzner (Calgary Aquabelles, Calgary, AB) *
Clare McGovern (Granite Synchro, Toronto, ON) **
Samantha Nealon (Granite Synchro, Morriston, ON) *
Camille Rémillard (Montréal Synchro, Terrebonne, QC) *
Lisa Sanders (Granite Synchro, Gormley, ON) *
Elizabeth Savard (Dollard Synchro, Laval, QC)
Kaylene Scheil (Calgary Aquabelles, Calgary, AB) *
Jacqueline Simoneau (Montréal Synchro, Montreal, arrondissement Saint-Laurent, QC) **
Erica Slavin (Calgary Aquabelles, Calgary, AB) **
* Member of Synchro Canada’s 2011 Junior National Team
** Member of Synchro Canada’s 2011 13-15 National Team
Gabriella Brisson and Claudia Holzner were also selected as the Canadian duet members. Jacqueline Simoneau will represent the country in the solo event.
“We are very pleased with the athletes selected who will represent Canada at the 2012 FINA World Junior Championships”, said Synchro Canada’s 2012 Junior National Team head coach Jenn Tregale. “This team is full of extremely talented athletes, who may also be representing Canada at the next Olympic Games after those in London. We are confident that they will work hard and have great successes at the 2012 FINA World Junior Championships.”
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About Synchro Canada
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:
Program partners: Sport Canada, Own The Podium, B2ten, the Centre national multisport-Montréal
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