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London 2012 Canadian Olympic swim team announced

London 2012 Canadian Olympic swim team

After a successful Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Swimming Trials, the Canadian Olympic Committee announced the 31 members who will be representing Canada at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

 Introducing the 2012 Canadian Olympic swim team:

 Athlete | Hometown | Event(s)

 Joe Bartoch London, Ont. 100m butterfly

 Hilary Caldwell Surrey, B.C. 200m backstroke

 Samantha Cheverton Pointe-Claire, Que. 200m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay, 4x100m freestyle relay

 Ryan Cochrane Victoria, B.C. 400m freestyle

 Scott Dickens Burlington, Ont. 100m breaststroke, 200m breaststroke

 Andrew Ford Guelph, Ont, 200m individual medley

 Charles Francis Cowansville, Que. 100m backstroke

 Thomas Gossland Vancouver, B.C. 4x100m freestyle relay

 Brent Hayden Vancouver, B.C. 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle relay

 Stephanie Horner Beaconsfield, Que. 400m individual medley

 Richard Hortness Medicine Hat, Alta. 4x100m freestyle relay

 Barbara Jardin Montreal, Que. 200m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay

 Savanah King Vancouver, B.C. 400m freestyle, 800m freestyle

 Alexa Komarnycky Etobicoke, Ont. 800m freestyle,

 Audrey Lacroix Montreal, Que. 200m butterfly

 Brittany MacLean Etobicoke, Ont. 400m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay

 Heather MacLean Etobicoke, Ont. 4x100m freestyle relay

 Martha McCabe Toronto, Ont. 200m breaststroke

 Erica Morningstar Calgary, Alta. 200m individual medley

 Tobias Oriwol Toronto, Ont. 200m backstroke

 Alec Page Victoria, B.C. 400m individual medley

 Victoria Poon Montreal, Que. 4x100m freestyle relay

 Amanda Reason Windsor, Ont. 4x200m freestyle relay

 Colin Russell Burlington, Ont. 4x100m freestyle relay

 Sinead Russell Burlington, Ont. 100m backstroke

 Katerine Savard Quebec City, Que. 100m butterfly

 David Sharpe Halifax, N.S. 200m butterfly

 Jillian Tyler Calgary, Alta. 100m breaststroke

 Tera Van Beilen Oakville, Ont. 100m backstroke

 Julia Wilkinson Stratford, Ont. 100m backstroke, 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle relay and 200m individual medley

 Blake Worsley Victoria, B.C. 200m freestyle


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