Competition gets underway tomorrow with technical events

Toronto, July 8, 2015 —Tomorrow, July 9, the synchronized swimming competition of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games will begin at the CIBC Pan Am Aquatic Centre.  On the schedule are both the duet and team technical events.

The duet technical event will start at 12pm noon EDT.  Canadians Jacqueline Simoneau and Karine Thomas will be looking to start off strong in their quest to win Pan Am gold and, with it, a berth to the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

The team technical event will begin at 6pm EDT, with Canada swimming last. Canadian swimmer for this event will be Gabriella Brisson, Annabelle Frappier, Claudia Holzner, Marie-Lou Morin, Samantha Nealon, Lisa Sanders, Jacqueline Simoneau and Karine Thomas.

Note that live streaming or broadcast will not be available for these events. We invite you to follow Synchro Canada’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts for results and pictures as the events unfold.

Events Schedule – Thursday, July 9

12:00pm EDT – 1:00pm EDT Duet Technical
06:00pm EDT – 7:00pm EDT Team Technical

Events Schedule – Saturday, July 11

11:00am EDT – 12:00pm EDT Duet Free
03:00pm EDT – 4:00pm EDT Team Free


About Synchro Canada

Synchro Canada is an organization that fosters the pursuit of excellence while developing athletes, citizens, and ambassadors of the sport of synchronized swimming at all levels. From its 1924 beginnings in Montréal, synchronized swimming has been actively pursued by more than 70 countries worldwide. Canada proudly ranks among the best of these nations.

Synchro Canada would like to thank its sponsors:

Program partners: Sport Canada, Own The Podium, the Institut national du sport du Québec

Official Aquatic Supplier: Speedo Canada

Official Suncare: Shiseido Canada

Official make up: MAKE UP FOR EVER

Official suppliers: AdUp, National Car Rental

Official hotel: Hilton Hotels Canada

For further information, visit Synchro Canada’s Website at or follow Synchro Canada on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

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For information:

Stéphane Côté

Synchro Canada

Communications Coordinator

Email:  [email protected]

Cell.: (418) 420-2125