MONTREAL, Canada, June 28. THE Canada Cup continued its tradition of bringing in international stars to spice up the meet as the Club Wolverine-attached swimmers put on a show tonight in Montreal.
Following in the footsteps of the likes of Michael Phelps as featured attractions at the always fun-filled Canada Cup, George Bovell won the men's 100-meter free in 50.13. Meanwhile, his fellow Club Wolverine-attached swimmers dominated the rest of the finale as Anders Nielsen (51.03), Junya Koga (51.31), Miguel Ortiz (51.36) and Bruno Ortiz (51.63) rounded out the top six. Meanwhile, Victoria Poon touched out PPO teammate Sandrine Mainville, 54.94 to 55.29, for the women's 100-meter freestyle title. Samantha Cheverton wound up third in 56.09.
Audrey Lacroix, who already ranks sixth in the world in the 200-meter fly with a 2:07.89 from Canadian Nationals, won the event tonight in 2:10.11. Vanessa Treasure (2:17.72) and Trudiann Patrick (2:18.81) finished second and third behind her. Dylan Bosch of Club Wolverine won the men's 200-meter fly in 1:59.56, while Zack Chetrat (2:03.15) and Ivan Cocunubo (2:03.98) rounded out the top three.
Annie Harrison won the women's 200-meter back in 2:12.00, just ahead of Genevieve Cantin's 2:12.14. Meanwhile, Kennedy Goss took third in 2:17.68. Matthew Myers earned the men's 200-meter back crown in 2:02.56 with Ryutaro Kamiya (2:03.85) and Matt Swanston (2:04.92) finishing second and third.
Ashley McGregor clinched the women's 50-meter breast in 32.15, while Marie-Solei Jean-Lachapelle took second in 32.49. Martha McCabe raced to third in 32.73. Bovell won his second race of the night with a 28.22 in the men's 50-meter breast, while Warren Barnes (28.55) and Richard Funk (28.90) earned second and third.
Heather Maclean touched out Anina Lund for the women's 400-meter freestyle title, 4:17.53 to 4:17.61, while Molly Treble finished third in 4:21.02. Nielsen raced to a 3:56.12 to top the men's 400-meter free, while Frank Despond (3:56.88) and Aly Abdel-Khalik (3:57.27) comprised the rest of the podium.
In multi-class events, Aurelie Rivards topped the women's 100-meter back S10 in 1:14.29, while Camille Berube led the women's 100-meter back S8 in 1:31.20. Justine Morrier claimed the women's 100-meter back S14 in 1:20.71. Oceanne Bolduc also checked in with a 3:07.45 in the women's 100-meter back S6.
Benoit Huot raced to victory in the men's 100-meter back S10 with a 1:03.14, while Nicolas Guy Turbide touched in 1:08.69 in the men's 100-meter back S13. Maxime Rouselle clinched the men's 100-meter back S14 in 1:14.67 with Philippe Vachon posting a 1:15.48 in the men's 100-meter back S9. Jean Lapointe clocked a 1:38.08 to top the men's 100-meter back S8.
Valerie Grand-Maison won the women's 100-meter free S13 in 1:01.51, while Aurelie Rivards took another title with a 1:03.87 in the women's 100-meter free S10. Justine Morrier topped the women's 100-meter free S14 in 1:11.89, while Camille Berube posted a 1:21.60 to win the women's 100-meter free S8. Elodie Tremblay (1:23.99) and Valerie Drapeau (2:18.11) led their respective divisions in the S9 and S5.
Maxime Rousselle touched in 59.60 in the men's 100-meter free S14, while Benoit Huot posted a 56.58 in the S10 division. Philippe Vachon (1:06.09) and Jean Lapointe (1:20.59) paced the S9 and S8 groups. While Jean-Michel Lavalliere raced to a 1:25.07 in the S7 division.