The Manitoba swimmer who could be heading to the Olympics
WINNIPEG -- A Manitoba swimmer could be heading to the Olympics as part of Team Canada next month.
Winnipeg’s Kelsey Wog qualified for a nomination in the women’s 100-metre breaststroke.
Wog, who is a member of the University of Manitoba Bisons, won her race on Sunday at the Canadian Olympic Swimming Trials, defeating Alberta’s Rachel Nicol and British Columbia’s Kierra Smith. She also set a personal best time of 1:06:77.
Wog is one of 184 swimmers from 65 clubs across the country competing for a spot on Team Canada for the Tokyo Olympic games.
The rescheduled Olympics are taking place from July 23 to Aug. 8.