Audrey Lacroix secures her place in the Canadian team to 2012 London Olympic Games
Audrey Lacroix of PPO secured her place in the Canadian team to the 2012 London Olympic Games as she clinched gold medal of the Women’s 200m butterfly at the Canadian Olympic & Paralympic Trials in Montreal.
Lacroix dominated her way in the playoff the distant butterfly event. With her exceptionally strong efforts, she remained comfortably ahead of her challengers throughout the event and hit the wall with an effort of 2 minutes and 09.01 seconds.
She was trailed by Katerine Savard of CSQ, who remained almost one body length behind and posted an effort of 2 minutes and 09.78 seconds.
Savard remained prominently ahead of her challenger and also ensured her place to London while MacKenzie Downing of WGB occupied bronze medal of the discipline by posting a time of 2 minutes and 10.37 seconds.
Subsequently, Brent Hayden dominated the Men’s 100m freestyle final and booked his place to London by seizing gold medal of the event in a time of 48.53 seconds. His effort was followed by Richard Hortness of LAC, who occupied silver medal of the discipline
by ending his swim in a time of 49.21 seconds.
On the other hand, Colin Russell of BWSC failed to qualify for London Games as he ended his swim in third place by posting a time of 49.69 seconds.
Following that, Julia Wilkinson transpired as the top swimmer of Women’s 200m IM, where she captured gold medal of the event with the timing of 2 minutes and 12.78 seconds. her effort was followed by Erica Morningstar, who obtained silver medal of the event
with an effort of 2 minutes and 12.99 seconds.
Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson of NKB was third best finisher of the IM discipline, as she ended her swim in a time of 2 minutes and 13.88 seconds.
In addition, the championship will conclude on April 1 after the completion of all scheduled events in Men and Women’s corner while the podium finishers received awards and accolades for their scintillating efforts in their exclusive events at the prize
distribution ceremony after the session.