TOKYO 2020 IN REVIEW

TOKYO 2020 IN REVIEW2021-08-23T14:02:09-04:00

 : Ian MacNicol

Team Canada Take 6th Place in Tokyo Olympics Team Final

August 7th, 2021|

It was another Personal Best (PB) for Canada’s artistic swimmers, with the team scoring almost two full points higher than ever for its dynamic Free Routine at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

As Co-Captain Claudia Holzner described it, “We did everything. We left it in all in the pool. There’s nothing […]

Team’s best score has Canada in 5th place after Technical Routine at Tokyo Olympics

August 6th, 2021|

From the opening acrobatic highlight when flyer Audrey Joly was thrown into the air, tumbled twice and dove perfectly into the water, right through to the final hybrid at the end of the routine, Canada’s artistic swimming team members, who were all swimming in the team event at the Olympics […]

Preview: Tokyo 2020 Team Event

August 5th, 2021|

The second Artistic Swimming event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games features the 8-member Canadian team. The athletes will take to the pool at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on August 6th and 7th.

A combination of long-serving national team members, and relative newcomers make up the squad.  Representing Canada are: Emily Armstrong, 20, Toronto, […]

5th Place Finish for Duet at Tokyo Olympics

August 4th, 2021|

With a third straight Personal Best score in their Olympic competition, Claudia Holzner, 27, (Calgary, Alberta) and Jacqueline Simoneau, 24,  (Saint-Laurent, Que.) finished in a strong fifth place in the Artistic Swimming Duet event at Tokyo 2020.

The two improved on their Preliminary Free Routine score by almost 2 points, scoring 93.0000 […]

Personal Best Swim for Canadian Duet in Technical event at Tokyo Olympics

August 3rd, 2021|

Holzner and Simoneau in 5th place after Technical Routine

A personal best swim for the Canadian Duet of Claudia Holzner, 27, (Calgary, Alberta) and Jacqueline Simoneau, 24,  (Saint-Laurent, Que.) has them in fifth place after today’s technical routine at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

The duo scored 91.4798 for their Let’s Dance themed routine, […]

Great Start for the Duet in Tokyo

August 2nd, 2021|

Canadian Duet in 5th Place after Qualification Round

After the first of three segments of the Artistic Swimming Duet event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Summer Games, Canada’s duo of Claudia Holzner, 27, (Calgary, Alberta) and Jacqueline Simoneau, 24,  (Saint-Laurent, Que.) sit in fifth place.

Continuing their strong season, which saw them […]

Canada’s Artistic Swimmers Arrive in Tokyo Ready to Compete

July 25th, 2021|

Canada’s Artistic Swimming team has arrived in Japan and is eagerly looking forward to the competition commencing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The artistic swimming events will run August 2-7, 2021, at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. 

Prior to its departure, the team completed […]