RTC-Ontario’s swimmers ready to compete at first 2018 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series Event

Ottawa, ON – Fourteen Canadian athletes from the Regional Training Centre – Ontario will take part in the first leg of the 2018 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series, to be held in Paris, France, on March 9-11.

Swimmers and coaches alike are eagerly looking forward to this competition. “We’re all so excited to be participating this year in the French Open,” said Olivia Jensen-Large, third year RTC member. “Not only is competing in a World Series as a Junior team going to be a fantastic opportunity to improve our international competition skills, it’s also going to be so much fun to experience Paris for a week with all of my teammates!”

Jennifer Koptie, RTC’s Head Coach, shares her enthusiasm. “The RTC is thrilled and honoured to be representing Canada at the first World Series event of the competitive season! We have a very talented group of Junior athletes who have been working incredibly hard and will be participating in ALL four of the team events as well as duet and solo. Having the opportunity to compete against the world’s best seniors, with our junior program, will be challenging as well as extremely motivating!”

Canada has entries in 8 routines. The swimmers will be the following:

ATHLETE NAME EVENTS HOMETOWN
ARMSTRONG, Emily Tech Solo
Free Solo
Free Duet
Tech Team
Free Team
Toronto, ON
BARRETT, Catherine Tech Duet
Free Duet
Tech Team
Free Team
Free Combo
Highlight Routine (R)
St.John’s, NL
DAVIS, Delaney Free Combo
Highlight Routine
Waterloo, ON
FINN, Scarlett Free Duet
Tech Team
Free Team
Free Combo
Highlight Routine
Toronto, ON
GOSSLING, Flynne Tech Solo
Free Solo
Tech Duet
Tech Team (R)
Free Team (R)
Highlight Routine
Toronto, ON
HARGREAVES, Alana Tech Duet
Free Combo (R)
Highlight Routine
Saskatoon, SK
JENSEN-LARGE, Olivia Tech Team
Free Team
Free Combo
Highlight Routine
Ottawa, ON
LEUNG, Faustine Tech Duet (R)
Free Team (R)
Free Combo
Highlight Routine
Toronto, ON
MCLEAN, Maura Free Duet
Tech Team
Free Team
Free Combo
Toronto, ON
MOUNT, Barbara Free Combo (R)
Highlight Routine (R)
Ottawa, ON
REGNIER, Jaiden Free Duet
Tech Team
Free Team
Free Combo
Highlight Routine
Fredericton, NB
SPOTT, Emma Free Duet
Tech Team
Free Team
Free Combo
Highlight Routine
Toronto, ON
STREMLAW, Kristin Tech Duet
Tech Team
Free Team
Free Combo
Highlight Routine
Toronto, ON
WHITTEN, Madeline Tech Team (R)
Free Combo
Highlight Routine
Toronto, ON

 

Joining Head Coach Koptie at this event will be Manny WuChihiro Ishii and Julia Maclean. The assigned Canadian judge for this FINA event is Jessica Lamontagne, from Montreal, QC.

Lisa Schott and Sheilagh Croxon are also attending in their FINA capacities.

2018-03-06T17:57:22+00:00 March 6th, 2018|