Post by Craig Lord
Katerine Savard set a Canadian record of 57.80 in the long-course final on the last evening of action at the Canada Cup. The 18-year-old coached by Marc-André Pelletier at Club de Natation CSQ in Cap-Rouge, Quebec, warmed up with a 58.48 in short-course heats before dismantling her own Canadian mark of 59.97 set in March this year.
Savard cracked the minute for the first time with a 59.80 effort in April last year. Between then and now, she has posted six other 59-plus swims and seven 58-plus swims, the first of those a 58.52 swim in March this year. At the same nationals, she broke 58sec for the first time in the final with that 59.97 Canadian record now confined to the second line in the book…
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