Ottawa-bred swimmer Eli Wall missed qualifying for Canada’s national team that will travel to the world championships but is still holding out hope that he’ll be tapped for next year’s Olympic team.
Local water polo players Bogdan Djerkovic (above) and Jessica Gaudreault came up big in the most crucial matches to help the Canadian men’s and women’s teams earn a berth in the FINA World League Super Final.
GO Capital Synchro’s Meaghan Lapierre was one of the club’s top athletes at this month’s provincial championships for artistic swimming.
Kate Miller was Ottawa’s top performer at this month’s Dive Ontario Spring Provincials, held in London, On.
A pair of Go Capital Synchro athletes make up the Ottawa contingent that will compete in the pool at the Canada Winter Games.
Just because they’re given an award – or another award, in the case of many of this year’s Ottawa Sports Awards lifetime award recipients – doesn’t mean everything is all of a sudden going to be about them. A lifetime of dedication to sport instills certain selflessness, morals and principles, at least two of this year’s headlining winners agree, and it’s just that that they’ve spent so much time trying to pass along to others.
The Ottawa Sportspage’s monthly summary of sports news in the nation’s capital.