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General Description

Swimming has been on the Canada Games program since the very beginning of the Summer Games in 1969. Featuring events for both Men and Women, Swimming also started incorporating events for athletes with physical disabilities at the 1997 Canada Games, and then added Special Olympics events to the following Games in London, ON in 2001.

Swimming has also been featured on the program of all editions of the Olympic Games since 1896, with the very first Olympic events being freestyle (crawl) or breaststroke. Canada traditionally has excelled in swimming events, taking home an impressive 49 Olympic medals which makes it the second highest total amongst summer sports.


If you'd like to learn more about the qualification process for the Canada Games in this sport, please contact your Provincial/Territorial Sport Organization. More information can be found by visiting the link below.

Swimming

Historical Medal Table (past results)

2017 Canada Games
P/T Team
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
Ontario
28
23
12
63
British Columbia
17
16
19
52
Alberta
14
10
13
37
Quebec
3
12
16
31
Saskatchewan
4
3
2
9
Manitoba
4
2
3
9
New Brunswick
0
4
4
8
Prince Edward Island
0
1
0
1
2013 Canada Games
P/T Team
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
Ontario
32
17
15
64
Alberta
13
25
14
52
Quebec
10
14
15
39
British Columbia
11
5
13
29
Manitoba
1
3
6
10
Nova Scotia
1
2
7
10
Saskatchewan
2
3
0
5
Newfoundland and Labrador
0
1
0
1
2009 Canada Games
P/T Team
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
Ontario
24
24
18
65
British Columbia
23
11
16
50
Quebec
9
12
16
37
Alberta
4
13
14
31
Manitoba
2
4
1
7
Saskatchewan
2
1
1
4
Yukon
2
0
2
4
Nova Scotia
2
1
0
3
Newfoundland and Labrador
0
3
0
3

Notable Alumni

Ryan Cochrane
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Nancy Garapick
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Kylie Masse
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