Olivia Jensen-Large and Maura McLean, competing as a Regional Training Centre – Ontario entry, posted the day’s highest routine marks of 74.4667 to win the 13-15 duet event with a cumulative score of 143.2442 at the 2016 Canadian Espoir Championships at Winnipeg’s Pan Am pool.
In club competition, Eva Blainey and Scarlett Finn, from Toronto’s Granite Synchro, also earned gold with 140.7040, followed closely by Quebec Excellence Synchro’s Salomé Boissonneault and Rosalie Dufour, who won silver with 140.5892. Kearra Eisnor andAva Neely, from the Calgary Aquabelles, captured bronze with a score of 139.9000.
11-12 Solo Finals
In the 11-12 solo finals, Gloucester Synchro’s Meaghan Lapierre, last year’s silver medal winner in the event, earned 66.0667 points from the judges to win the gold medal. Charlotte Gray, from Granite Synchro, received the top routine mark for her solo and earned silver with a cumulative score of 65.4267. Léonie Corbeil of Neptune Synchro was third at 63.3994.
SSWCD Solo Finals
Angel Blainey, from Granite Synchro, received great support from the crowd during her solo performance and won gold in the synchronized swimmer with a cognitive disability (SSWCD), level 4 category.
13-15 National Team Trials
Earlier in the day, the top 35 athletes from this week’s figures event competed in Phase 2 of the 13-15 National Team trials. The top 24 from this event have been invited to the final selection phase on Sunday where the final team will be selected
Over 300 synchronized swimmers from 31 clubs and 9 Canadian provinces are in Winnipeg to compete in the 2016 Canadian Espoir Synchronized Swimming Championships, along with over 80 coaches and 30 officials. The competition continues through to Saturday, June 4.
All results can be found here.
Single day tickets are available at the door for $7.
Schedule for Saturday, June 4
|12:00pm – 1:00pm||13-15||Solo Finals|
|1:45pm – 2:35pm||11-12||Team Finals|
|3:30pm – 4:45pm||13-15||Team Finals|