OUR ACHIEVEMENTS

2018/2019 Highlights

  • 5 NEW WESTERN CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFIERS
  • 2 NEW CANADIAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFIERS
  • 15 NEW MAN/SASK CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFIERS
  • 16 NEW JUNIOR PROVINCIAL QUALIFIERS
  • 1 NEW PROVINCIAL RELAY RECORD SET BY MARLINS SWIMMERS
  • 8 NEW MASTERS PROVINCIAL RECORD SET BY MARLINS SWIMMERS
  • 1 NEW MASTERS NATIONAL RECORD SET BY MARLINS SWIMMER
  • 6 MARLINS SWIMMERS SELECTED TO THE WESTERN CANADA GAMES TEAM

2017/2018 Highlights

  • 1 NEW SENIOR NATIONAL QUALIFIER
  • 3 NEW CANADIAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP AGE GROUP QUALIFIERS
  • 8 NEW WESTERN CANDIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFIERS
  • 8 SWIMMERS SELECTED TO THE 2019 WCSG TARGET SQUAD
  • 2 SWIMMERS SELECTED TO PROSPECTS WEST TEAM
  • 8 SWIMMERS SELECTED TO THE MANITOBA GAMES

Past Olympians

Shannon Shakespeare

Shannon Shakespeare (born May 6, 1977) is a Canadian former competitive swimmer and freestyle specialist. Shakespeare competed for Canada at two consecutive Summer Olympics in 1996 and 2000. At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, she finished in 17th position in the 200-metre freestyle. During the late 1990s Shakespeare was a key member in the Canadian freestyle relay teams. She won a bronze medal in the 50-metre freestyle and 4x100-metre freestyle in the 1994 Commonwealth Games. She was the Canadian champion in the women's 50-metre freestyle in 1992, 1994, 1995 and 1999.

Rhiannon Leier

Rhiannon Leier (born May 30, 1977) is a Canadian former competition swimmer who specialized in breaststroke events. She is a multiple-time Canadian record holder, a two-time finalist at the FINA World Championships (2001 and 2003), and a six-time NCAA All-American honoree. She also won a bronze medal, as a member of the Canadian swimming team, in the women's 4x100-metre medley relay at the 2002 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Yokohama, Japan, clocking at 4:05.59.

Leier made her first Canadian team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, where she competed in the women's 100-metre breaststroke. She finished her semifinal run in eleventh place, with a time of 1:09.63.

Four years later, Leier qualified for her second Canadian team, as a 27-year-old, at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by breaking a Canadian record and attaining an A-standard time of 1:08.14 from the Olympic trials . She finished twelfth overall in the semifinals of the women's 100 m breaststroke.

Leier is also a member of the swimming team for the Manitoba Marlins, and a former varsity swimmer for the Miami Hurricanes, while attending the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, where she took up a major in pre-physical therapy


Manitoba Marlins Medalists

  • Pan American Games
  • Commonwealth Games
  • Senior National Championships
  • National Youth Championships
  • Pan Pacific Games
  • Westerns Canadian Championships
  • Canadian Age Group Championships
  • Canada Games
  • Western Canada Games

Team Selections

  • Coaching staff selected to National Teams, Youth and Junior National Teams, Provincial Teams, Western Canada Games Teams and Canada Games Teams.
  • Swimmers selected to National Teams, Youth and Junior National Teams, Provincial Teams, Western Canada Games Teams and Canada Games Teams.