Canada was awarded the Overall High Point Trophy as the most successful delegation at the 2018 UANA Pan American Artistic Swimming Championships in Riverside, CA, on Saturday. Capturing gold medals in the 13-15 team, 13-15 mixed duet and junior team events as well as silver in senior team free on the last day of the competition, Canada capped off a tremendously successful week where it climbed on the podium in every event entered and was crowned high point winner in the 13-15, junior and senior age groups.
Perfect week for 13-15 National Team
The 13-15 National Team, led by Head Coach Manny Wu and Assistant Laura Swift, had a particularly impressive week, winning gold in solo (Claudia Janvier), duet (Marissa Enns & Claire Scheffel, alternate Chloe Massey) and team as well as the top 3 positions in figures. The team members were
|DEMERS, Alyson||Quebec City, QC||Québec Excellence Synchro|
|ENNS, Marissa||Toronto, ON||Olympium Synchro|
|GRAY, Charlotte||Toronto, ON||Granite Synchro|
|HARGREAVES, Bailey||Saskatoon, SK||Saskatoon Aqualenes|
|HUGHES, Caroline||Toronto, ON||Granite Synchro|
|JANVIER, Claudia||Pointe Claire, QC||Dollard Synchro|
|MASSEY, Chloe||Guelph, ON||Waterloo Regional Synchro|
|RÉHEL, Alicia||Mirabel, QC||Neptune Synchro|
|SCHEFFEL, Claire||Brantford, ON||Waterloo Regional Synchro|
|SWEET, Kiana||Calgary, AB||Calgary Killarney Synchro|
|YOUNG, Abigail||London, ON||Waterloo Regional Synchro|
The perfect 13-15 sweep was completed by the mixed duet pair of Peter Crochetière and Sabrina Roussel, from Dollard Synchro, who won gold as the first-ever mixed duet to enter the event in this age group. A provincial 13-15 team from Ontario also took part in the event, laying down strong performances that showcased Canada’s depth in this age group.
Successful Junior and Senior Teams
Team Ontario Junior represented Canada at the competition with great success, winning both the technical and free team events and earning medals in all solo and duet events. At the senior level, Canada was represented by Dollard Synchro who also medaled in all events entered.