Team Canada’s 8 Olympic medals in synchronized swimming
Feature: Olympic silver medallists at Atlanta 1996.
This summer, the Pan Am Aquatics Centre will host eight events under its roof. Before the games begin, we’re splashing back a few years to recap Team Canada’s Olympic medal moments in synchronized swimming.
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Bronze medallists, team event
The Olympic bronze medallists performing their technical routine in Sydney, 2000.
Team roster: Lyne Beaumont, Claire Carver-Dias, Erin Chan, Catherine Garceau, Fanny Létourneau, Kirstin Normand, Jacinthe Taillon, Reidun Tatham and Jessica Chase
Silver medallists, team event
Team Canada securing a silver finish at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games
Team roster: Lisa Alexander, Janice Bremner, Karen Clark, Karen Fonteyne, Sylvie Fréchette, Valerie Hould, Kasia Kulesza, Christine Larsen, Cari Read and Erin Woodley
Penny Vilagos and Vicky Vilagos: silver medallists, duet
Penny and Vicky Vilagos, identical twins, competing at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games.
Sylvie Fréchette: gold medallist, solo
Sylvie Fréchette celebrates her silver finish, later awarded gold after a judging error at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games
Carolyn Waldo and Michelle Cameron-Coulter: gold medallists, duet
Canada’s Carolyn Waldo (front) and Michelle Cameron-Coulter swim for Olympic gold in the synchronized swimming duet event at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul.
Carolyn Waldo: gold medallist, solo
Carolyn Waldo finishes her solo at Seoul 1988 Olympic Games.
Los Angeles 1984
Sharon Hambrook and Kelly Kryczka: silver medallists, duet
Sharon Hambrook (right) and Kelly Kryczka perform at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.
Carolyn Waldo: silver medallist, solo
Carolyn Waldo competes at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.
Success at the Pan Am Games will vault the squad one step closer to Rio 2016, where Team Canada will strive for podium finishes. The duet and team competition takes place on July 9 (technical routine) and July 11 (free routine).
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