The summer of success continued for Henry McKay at the 2018 FINA World Junior Championships. The Ottawa diver headed into the competition having won gold with Victor Povzner, his synchro partner, at their last two international competitions. They completed the natural hat-trick at the world juniors.
The next wave of Canadian water polo stars displayed their talents at the 2018 UANA Junior Pan American Championships last month. Canada’s Under-19 women left Clearwater, Florida as champions while the men came home with hard-fought bronze medals.
David Quirie, 16, was the first swimmer to complete the Ottawa Riverkeeper 4K, a charity swim dedicated to protecting the water quality of the Ottawa River.
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Beatrice Weiss-Reid of the Greater Ottawa Kingfish may be dealing with some neck problems after hauling off seven medals from the 2018 ‘AA’ Ontario Provincial Swimming Championships.
Two years ago heading into the 2016 Junior Diving Development Nationals in Montreal, Kate Miller was an unknown in the Canadian diving scene.
Since those nationals – which saw her win all her events and set a new national record for the three-metre springboard – she’s done nothing but attract the attention of Diving Canada.
YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region Athlete of the Month (July 2018): Valeria Rojas