Strong day for Canada at FINA World Cup


SINGAPORE – Canadian swimmers produced their strongest day so far this week on the FINA/MASTBANK World Cup short course circuit on Saturday with nine appearances in finals to open the last stop of the season.

The Singapore stop follows on the heels of the competitions in Beijing last weekend and Tokyo on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Alec Page and world championship medallist Hilary Caldwell, both from the Swimming Canada High Performance Centre-Victoria, and Russell Wood of the University of Calgary Swim Club posted fifth place results in the men’s 400-m individual medley, women’s 200-m backstroke and men’s 100-m individual medley.

Page was also sixth in the 200-m butterfly.

Coleman Allen of HPC-Vancouver was in three finals. He was seventh in the100-m IM and 50-m butterfly and eighth in the 100-m backstroke just behind Wood in seventh.

Yuri Kisil of HPC-Vancouver was seventh in the 100-m freestyle.

Competition ends Sunday.

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