ALEXANDROPOULI, Greece, September 5, 2014 – Halle Pratt of the Calgary Aquabelles is in second position after the preliminary round in the solo competition at the Mediterranean Synchronized Swimming Cup (MSSC) in Alexandropouli, Greece.  Canada is represented by its 13-15 national team.

In the solo preliminaries, Veronika Kalinina of Russia is first at 82.9000 followed by Pratt at 78.7000 and the American Jacklyn Luu at 78.2000.

Canadian team 6th after prelims

In the team event preliminaries presented on Thursday, Canada, who was the first team to swim, offered an inspired performance to capture 6th place.  “From start to finish, the energy was great”, mentioned assistant-coach Jennifer Koptie.  “The girls had their best swim yet !”

Competition continues Saturday with figures and Sunday with the solo and team finals.


About Synchro Canada

Synchro Canada is the national organization governing synchronized swimming in Canada. It represents 10 provincial associations, a territorial association, as well as some 150 clubs and 12,000 members across Canada. A member of FINA, the world’s governing aquatic sports organization, Synchro Canada promotes the quest for excellence by developing the athletes, citizens and ambassadors of the sport of synchronized swimming at every level.

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

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Official hotel: Hilton Hotels Canada

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For information:

Stéphane Côté

Synchro Canada

Communications Coordinator

Email:  [email protected]

Cell.: (418) 420-2125