Former Flag Bearer, Multiple Medallist Retires

VANCOUVER – Donovan Tildesley, one of Canada’s most successful Paralympic athletes, has announced his retirement from competitive Para-swimming. The 29-year-old Vancouver resident competed at four Paralympic Games (2000 in Sydney, 2004 in Athens, 2008 in Beijing and 2012 in London). He earned five Paralympic medals in the swimming events for blind swimmers. He was also…

BC Athletes Headline National Team Selection

Victoria, BC – After four exciting days of competition at the Canadian Swimming Trials, Swimming Canada named its national team for the Pan Pacific Championships and nominated athletes for the Commonwealth Games. The meet wrapped up in style at Victoria’s Saanich Commonwealth Place as Ryan Cochrane won his signature event, the 1,500-metre freestyle, in his…