Team Canada’s Paris 2024 artistic swimming team unveiled
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MONTREAL (June 10, 2024) – Canada Artistic Swimming and the Canadian Olympic Committee have announced the roster of Team Canada artistic swimming athletes nominated to compete at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The athletes are: Sydney Carroll* (Saskatoon, Sask.) Scarlett Finn (Toronto, Ont.) Audrey Lamothe (Montreal, Que.) Jonnie Newman (Calgary, Alta.) Raphaelle Plante (Québec, Que.) Kenzie Priddell (Regina, Sask.) Claire Scheffel (Brantford, Ont.) Jacqueline Simoneau (Saint-Laurent, Que) Florence Tremblay (Rimouski, Que.) *Travelling alternate Canada qualified in both the duet and team eve ..read more
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Team Canada Shines at 2024 Markham World Cup
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Canada hosted the third stop of the World Aquatics Artistic Swimming Cup last weekend at the Pan Am Centre in Markham, Ontario. More than 100 artistic swimmers from 15 nations were on hand to take part in 11 events as they continue their preparation for the year-end Super Final in July and, ultimately, the Olympic Games in August. Team Canada delighted the crowds with inspiring performances in the team, duet and solo events. In the team events, Canada continued to fine-tune its Olympic preparation by showcasing its technical, free and acrobatic programs, winning medals in each event along the ..read more
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Team Canada captures silver and two bronze medals at Paris World Cup
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Team Canada started its 2024 World Cup season with a bang last weekend in Paris, reaching the podium 3 times. The Paris World Cup, the 2nd stop in the 2024 schedule, was the first event held in the newly inaugurated Paris Olympic Aquatic Centre and also served as the test event for artistic swimming in preparation for the 2024 Olympic Games. In a strong field of over 200 athletes from 35 countries, Canada continued to build on its recent success by capturing medals in the team free, duet technical and duet free programs while gaining some valuable competition experience in the venue that will ..read more
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Canada Artistic Swimming Receives 2023-24 Community Sport for All Initiative Grant
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Canada Artistic Swimming is proud to announce that we are a recipient of $345,000 from the Community Sport for All Initiative (CSAI) grant program, facilitated by the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Government of Canada. The funding is part of a broader effort under the Sport Support Program to address barriers and elevate sport participation rates among underrepresented groups through impactful community sport initiatives. This grant enables Canada Artistic Swimming to launch over 33 inclusive initiatives nationwide, enhancing our existing introduction to artistic swimming progr ..read more
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Team Canada qualifies for Paris Olympics to cap off historic World Aquatics Championships
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The Canadian artistic swimming team landed in Doha, Qatar, for the 2024 World Championships with two objectives: move up the world rankings in order to re-establish itself as a competitor to be reckoned with on the world stage and qualify for the Paris Olympics. The result can be summed up in two words: mission accomplished. Canada not only clinched qualifications for its team and duet for the upcoming Paris Olympics but also marked its most successful performance at a World Championships in more than a decade. Fueled by an unyielding team spirit, the Canadian squad managed to consistently de ..read more
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Canada 9th after Team Free Preliminaries at World Championships
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Canada still very much in the hunt for Olympic team qualification  The Team Free preliminary event was held in the morning session of Day 7 at the Doha World Championships. Still in the middle of a very tight race to determine the teams that will get the last 5 remaining qualification spots for the Paris Olympics, Canada was first to swim amongst the 16-team field. As with the rest of the team competition, Canada was going into this event with a lower declared degree of difficulty than most of its competitors, betting instead on consistent, well-executed routines. Canada dove in for the ..read more
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Canada’s Free Duet 5th after preliminaries at World Championships
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Audrey Lamothe and Jacqueline Simoneau had an early morning start on Day 6 of the World Aquatics Championships held in Doha, Qatar. Due to the large number of entries in the duet free event, the field competes in two separate sessions, with the first group made up of lesser ranked pairs. Because Canada did not compete at last summer’s World Championships in this event, the Canadian pair was in the first group, and drew start number 4. A mere 12 hours from winning gold in the solo free event last night, Simoneau took to the pool with partner Lamothe with a routine claiming the highest declared ..read more
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Jacqueline Simoneau wins gold in Solo Free at World Aquatics Championships
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Jacqueline Simoneau is World Champion. The 2-time Olympian, owner of over 70 medals in her international career since she burst on the scene over ten years ago, can now add a gold medal at the World Championships to her resume. This one came in the Solo Free event, which she won in convincing fashion in the evening session of Day 5 at the 2024 World Aquatics Championships. In third position after the preliminary round, Simoneau went for broke in the finals and declared a monster degree of difficult of 49.150, the second highest DD ever declared in international competition for the solo free ..read more
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Canada 6th in Team Technical at Doha World Championships
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Canada’s artistic swimming squad continued it bid for Olympic qualification this afternoon at the Doha World Aquatics Championships with the presentation of the Team Technical final. In 5th position after the preliminary round, Canada was looking for another clean performance that would earn full difficulty mark and keep them in the hunt for one of the tickets to Paris. It quickly became clear as the event progressed that all teams meant business in this final, with most receiving full credit for their difficulty points – increasing the pressure for Canada to lock in a base mark-free routine ..read more
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Canada 5th in Team Technical Preliminaries at World Championships
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Jacqueline Simoneau and Audrey Lamothe place 7th in Duet Technical Still riding high from its 4th place finish in the Acrobatic Routine event on Sunday, Canada had only a short window to regroup and prepare for the Team Technical preliminary round held in Monday’s morning session, a mere 20 hours later. The short turnaround didn’t seem to affect the team who delivered another confident performance that was awarded its full difficulty score by the judges and a score of 259.4950. Leaving the pool in first position with 12 teams to go, Canada ended up being overtaken by only a handful of teams ..read more
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