Brousseau, Giggey, James-Brennan, and Schaepper Compete in FINA World Cup

Nepean Kanata Barracudas

Four Barracudas have earned their spot in the Toronto leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup!  This was no small feat for Julie Brousseau, Alejandro Giggey, Lydia James-Brennan, and Jordan Schaepper.  The event is an international competition that includes the world's most elite swimmers.   It is sure to be filled with high energy, fast racing, and records falling as they endeavour to take home the top prizes.

Events NKB Swimmers Will Compete
Julie Brousseau: 50 BR, 200 IM (Sunday, October 30, 2022)
Lydia James-Brennan: 1500 FR (Saturday, October 29, 2022)
Alejandro Giggey: 200 BR (Sunday, October 30, 2022)
Jordan Schaepper: 800 FR (Sunday, October 30, 2022)

You can cheer on your Mighty Barraccudas and Team Canada by watching on CBC's Olympic Channel.  The Toronto dates are October 28-30, 2022.

What is the FINA Swimminer World Cup?  
Since 1988, FINA, the world governing body for competitive swimming, has hosted the World Cup.  The World Cup is a series of three consecutive meets that attracts the world's top swimmers for a unique competition format.  Swimmers are ranked within and across the meets.   Every swimmer competing has the opportunity to win prize money, $1.2 million USD, for their collective ranking across the meets.  Additional bonus money is awarded for things such as setting world records.  FINA Swimming World Cup 2022 will be composed of three meets in European and North American - Berlin, Toronto, and Indianapolis.  For more details, please see visit the FINA website.