Meaghan Benfeito will be the leading light for host nation Canada when the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving Grand Prix gets underway at the Repsol Sports Centre in Calgary tomorrow.
The 29-year-old has recently changed partners from Roseline Filion, who she was with for 11 years, to Caeli McKay.
Benfeito says she sees a lot of potential in her new partner.
“She knew that it was hard for me to lose Rosie and I didn’t really know how to deal with it at first but you learn as you go,” Benfeito is reported as saying by CBC.
“When things don’t go right, I know exactly how she’s feeling now.
“She jumps a lot higher than me so that helps me in my individual diving, the goal was to find someone that could match me but also help me become a better diver and ...
Calgary, Alta May 2018 – Aquatics Canada Aquatiques is pleased to announce the appointment of Margie Schuett as Chef de Mission and Michelle Comeau as Assistant Chef de Mission, for the 18th FINA World Aquatic Championships taking place July 12 – 28, 2019 in Gwangju Korea.
Margie Schuett is Canada’s Chef de Mission for a record breaking eight times at the FINA World Aquatic Championships. She has held a number of volunteer staff positions for a combined twenty-one Olympics, Pan Am Games, World Championships and Commonwealth Games. She was the Chef de mission of the 1998 Commonwealth Games Canadian Team, Vice President of Commonwealth Games Canada for over twenty years and has also served on the Board of Directors of Artistic swimming Canada and Diving Canada. She is a founding board member and Vice Chair for Motivate Canada’s Board of Directors.
Volunteers needed for FINA Grand Prix Diving Championship, Canada Cup at Repsol Sport Centre, May 10-13. Athletes from 15+ nations competing . Come volunteer and enjoy the best view of the competition on deck! https://www.canadacupdiving.com/ Contact Ruby at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2018 Commonwealth Games begin April 4, 2018 on the Gold Coast, Australia. Click to see who was officially named to represent Canada in Swimming and Diving.
Team Canada Swimming
Team Canada Diving
Link to Gold Coast 2018 Website – Sport Schedules – Results
Good luck to all the competitors travelling to Calgary for the 2018 Artistic Swimming qualifying event.
On the road to 2018 Commonwealth Games, the 2018 FINA Diving World Series Begins in Beijing March 9, 2018.
In an attempt to build momentum in the lead-up to next year’s event, due to take place from July 12 to 28, Burson-Marsteller Sport will provide advice on strategic communication – including support with international media outreach, social and digital media and traditional media relations – to the Gwangju 2019 team.
Great to see Olympic cities looking to sustainability with their venue planning. Click to read how Paris has something to learn from Budapest.