Kyla Leibel

Kyla Leibel


• First represented Canada as a senior at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, where she set personal bests in all three of her events

• Was the youngest member of Canada’s 2018 Pan Pacific Championship team, only 16 years old when the meet took place in Tokyo

• Represented Canada at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, placing in the top 15 in all five events and reaching two finals

• Will compete for the University of Texas Longhorns of the NCAA starting in the fall of 2019


Getting into the Sport: Won her first provincial level swimming medal at age nine and dreamt of competing for Team Canada ever since… Outside Interests: Plays ukulele, draws, and paints in her free time… Odds and Ends: Has brought the same blue towel to every meet since she was seven years old as a good luck charm…

Notable International Results

Youth Olympic Games: 2018 – 10th (50m freestyle), 8th (100m freestyle), 12th (200m freestyle), 11th (50m butterfly), 4th (4x100 mixed medley relay)

Pan Pacific Championships: 2018 – 15th (50m freestyle), 15th (100m butterfly), 15th (200m freestyle)