Canadian Olympic swim trials postponed, again

Jessica Baccante-Modde

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Former Inconnu swimmer Cale Murdock will have to wait a little longer to swim for his shot at the Olympics.

According to a release from Swim Ontario on April 7th, Swim Canada decided to postpone the meet in light of increasing health risks.

On April 12th, Swim Ontario announced a rescheduled, modified version of the Olympic Trials at the end of May.

According to Murdock, the tentative start date for Olympic Trials is May 22nd.

Murdock is set to compete in the 200, 400, and 800-metre freestyle events.

According to Swim Canada, Murdock’s fastest 200-metre freestyle time is 1:48.04. His fastest 400-metre freestyle time is 3:50.35, and his best 800-metre time is 8:05.74.

In a Facebook post on Friday, Williams Lake Blue Fins announced the results from their provincial championships.

Murdock got bronze in the 50-metre freestyle, silver in the 100, 200, and 400-metre freestyle, and he won gold in the 800-metre freestyle.