December 4, 2022

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Canada announces short-term World Cup squad

Swimming Canada declared A group of 17 athletes will represent the country at the 2022 World Short Course Championships in December.

Among the swimmers nominated in the team are reigning world champions in the short time Maggie MacNeil, Sidney Bigram And Tessa Ciplucha, In addition to the reigning world champion in the long course Kylie Massey.

The team has one of the most interesting names Ilya Karun.

Karun, who has been a star of the youth ranks in the United States in recent years, was recently dropped from the US team for the Pan Pacific Junior Championships in August due to issues related to his citizenship.

At the time, USA Swimming She said she had “It was recently reported that Ilya is not a US citizen” And one source mentions that Karun was born in Canada. This has now been confirmed by his nomination to the Canadian team for international competition such as the World Championships.

Karun, 17, is primarily a butterfly specialist who also excelled in the freestyle distance (and open water) under the coach’s tutelage. Ron Aitken With the Sandpipers of Nevada in Las Vegas.

The entire Canadian roster consists of 11 women and six men. Josh Liento, He recently started his freshman year at the University of Florida.

Liento was the top Canadian male athlete at the 2021 World Short Course Championships, taking home a pair of individual bronze medals in the 50 and 100 freestyle and leading the Canadian team to gold in the mixed 4 × 50 freestyle relay.

Canadian roster

Women
last name first name Association Accomplishment Coach
Ciplucha Tessa MAC Kredich, Matt
Harvey Marie-Sophie CAMO Arghurst, Greg
MacNeill Maggie LAC Bishop, Ric
masses Kylie TSC Titley, Ben
Nicole Rachel UCSC Blondel, Mike
Bigram Sydney TSC Bultman, Steve
Rag Taylor Scar Meehan, Greg
Savard Catherine CAMO Arghurst, Greg
Smith Rebecca UCSC Blondel, Mike
Wilm Ingrid CASC Johnson, Dave
Vogue Kelsey the man Cherny, in Vlastim
Men
last name first name Association Accomplishment Coach
Acevedo Javier HPC-ONT Mallett, Ryan
Dergoussoff James HPC-VAN Bell, Mandy
Kassiev Ruslan ESWIM Dorancote, Phil
Car Ilya UNCAN Aitken, Ron
Kiss Yuri CASC Johnson, Dave
Knox Back then HPC-ONT Mallett, Ryan

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