July 22nd, 2015

With swimming at the Pan Am Games wrapped up and the team getting ready for FINA World Championships, we take a look at some of the numbers that made the Games an event to remember:

27 – Total medals Canadian swimmers won, second only to USA

7 – Pan Am Games records set by Canadian swimmers

4 – Canadian Records set

54 – Percentage of Canadian finalists who won an individual medal

100 – Percentage of female Canadian swimmers who won a medal

18 – Difference in height (inches) between Evan Van Moerkerke (6 ft. 9 inches) and Noemie Thomas (5 ft. 3 inches)

73 – Percentage of times improved from heats to finals for Canadian swimmers

4 – Months since Karl Krug became a Canadian citizen

41.6 – Percentage of Canadian swimmers who had at least one all-time best time

44.4 – Percentage of Canadian swimmers who won an individual medal

1 – Position Santo Condorelli’s 100-m freestyle relay lead-off time ranks him in the world this year

1975 – Last year in which a Canadian (Bruce Robertson) medaled in the 100 free at a Pan Am Games until Santo Condorelli won a silver medal in the event

– Years since a Canadian won a gold medal in a freestyle event at Pan Ams – until Ryan Cochrane won two (400 free, 1500 free) this year

18 – Major international individual medals earned by Ryan Cochrane

12 – Years between 200 butterfly Pan Am Games gold medals for Audrey Lacroix

14 – Years difference in age between gold medallist Audrey Lacroix and gold medallist Emily Overholt

24.5 – Hours between Emily Overholt’s 400 individual medley disqualification and her 400 free gold medal

24 – Swimmers traveling on to Kazan, Russia for the FINA World Championships

17 – Days until the Toronto Parapan Am Games



Swimming Canada’s High Performance Data Coordinator Chris Cormier helped compile the above data


Source : Swimming Canada