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SEVEN HIGH PERFORMANCE CENTRE ONTARIO SWIMMERS MEDAL AT 2022 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

SEVEN HIGH PERFORMANCE CENTRE ONTARIO SWIMMERS MEDAL AT WORLDS
Seven Swimming Canada High Performance Centre Ontario (HPC-Ontario) swimmers secured medals at the 2022 FINA World Swimming Championships.

Kayla Sanchez, Javier Acevedo, Josh Liendo, and Penny Oleksiak celebrate their 4x100m mixed freestyle relay silver. Photo courtesy of Swimming Canada/Ian MacNicol

Swimming Canada High Performance Centre Ontario (HPC-Ontario) swimmers Summer McIntosh, Kylie Masse, Kayla Sanchez, Maggie Mac Neil, Penny Oleksiak, Josh Liendo, and Javier Acevedo all secured medals at the 2022 FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary.  

Athlete/Team Event Discipline Medal
Summer McIntosh Women 200 Butterfly  Swimming  GOLD
Kylie Masse Women 50 Backstroke  Swimming  GOLD
Summer McIntosh Women 400 Medley  Swimming  GOLD 
Summer McIntosh Women 400 Freestyle  Swimming  SILVER
Maggie Mac Neil, Penny Oleksiak, Kayla Sanchez Women 4x100 Freestyle Relay  Swimming  SILVER
Kylie Masse Women 100 Backstroke  Swimming  SILVER
Javier Acevedo, Josh Liendo, Penny Oleksiak, Kayla Sanchez,  Mixed 4x100 Freestyle Relay  Swimming  SILVER
Joshua Liendo Men 100 Freestyle  Swimming  BRONZE
Summer McIntosh, Penny Oleksiak, Kayla Sanchez Women 4x200 Freestyle Relay  Swimming  BRONZE
Joshua Liendo Men 100 Butterfly  Swimming  BRONZE
Maggie Mac Neil, Kylie Masse, Penny Oleksiak, Kayla Sanchez Women 4x100 Medley Relay  Swimming  BRONZE

Fifteen-year-old swimmer Summer McIntosh had a breakout performance becoming the first Canadian to win two golds at a World Championship in swimming with a victory in the women’s 400m individual medley and the women’s 200m butterfly. McIntosh also won silver in the 400m freestyle and helped Canada to bronze in the women’s 4X200m freestyle relay. Her three individual medals were all world junior records.

 

Kyle Masse won gold in the 50m backstroke and silver in the 100m backstroke. Masse was also part of the 4x100m medley relay team that won bronze tying her for second overall in Canadian history with eight career world championship medals. 

Liendo was the star on the men’s side winning bronze in the 100m free and 100m butterfly individually, and silver in the mixed 4X100m free relay for a combined three world championship medals. Javier Acevedo also won silver in the mixed 4x100m free relay. 

 

Penny Oleksiak and Kayla Sanchez reached the podium in four relays winning silver in both the women’s 4x100m freestyle and mixed 4×100m freestyle and bronzes in the women’s 4×200m freestyle and 4x100m medley relays. Oleksiak became Canada’s most decorated Canadian swimmer all-time at worlds with nine career medals.

 

Maggie Mac Neil won two bronzes as part of the 4x100m relay and the 4x100m medley relay teams. 

Also racing at the World Championship from HPC-Ontario were Yuri Kisil, Finlay Knox, and Sydney Pickrem. 

The Canadian swimming team had its best-ever medal performance in the pool at the worlds. Canada ended the worlds with 11 podium finishes (three gold, four silver, and four bronze) for third in total podiums behind USA and Australia. It's previous best was eight medals at the 2019 worlds in Gwangju.

Full results: Competition Schedule | FINA Official