16-year-old Canadian swimming sensation sets world record at trials

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 29

Macintosh Summer She made her case for the world’s best freestyle women’s swimmer on Tuesday.

The 16-year-old Canadian set a world record in the women’s 400-meter freestyle in Toronto. She competed in the Canadian Swimming Trials at Pan Am Sports Center and finished the event with a mark of 3:56.08. I excelled Ariarn Titmus Australian who set the record last year at 3:56.40.

Click here for more sports coverage on FOXNEWS.COM

Summer McIntosh is announced ahead of competing in the women's 800-meter freestyle final on Day 3 of the 2022 Swimming World Cup Stage 3 at Indiana University Naturium on November 5, 2022 in Indianapolis.

Summer McIntosh is announced ahead of competing in the women’s 800-meter freestyle final on Day 3 of the 2022 Swimming World Cup Stage 3 at Indiana University Naturium on November 5, 2022 in Indianapolis. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

“For the last few years I’ve put my life into this,” said Mackintosh. “To achieve something like this was very unexpected. It would never have been in my dreams to do this tonight or even a few years ago. It just amazes me.”

McIntosh has been competing in trials to see who will represent Canada at the World Championships in Japan this year as well Pan American Games in Chile.

Summer McIntosh competes in the women's 200-meter backstroke during the Toyota US Open at Greensboro Aquatics Center on December 3, 2022 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Summer McIntosh competes in the women’s 200-meter backstroke during the Toyota US Open at Greensboro Aquatics Center on December 3, 2022 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

The teen sensation is building momentum for a potentially epic performance at the 2024 Paris Olympics, where she could take on Titmus and American superstar Katie Ledecky.

Swimming EX-NCAA still upset by LIA THOMAS as he reaches 500 final at 2022 Championships

McIntosh made her Olympic debut in Tokyo in 2021 when she was just 14 years old.

She has already won gold medals at the World Championships and the Commonwealth Games.

McIntosh was also named the 2022 Swimmer of the Year in Canada last week. She told Swimming Canada that she and her coaches began focusing on distance swimming last year with a focus on the butterfly and individual events.

Summer McIntosh reacts after winning the women's 400-meter individual medley final during the US Open for Toyota at Greensboro Aquatics Center on December 2, 2022 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Summer McIntosh reacts after winning the women’s 400-meter individual medley final during the US Open for Toyota at Greensboro Aquatics Center on December 2, 2022 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

She added that she strives to be as perfect in the pool as possible.

Click here for the FOX NEWS app

“I’m driven to be the best I can be. I don’t know what that is but I love this sport so much. I have so much passion and love for it and I’m willing to do whatever it takes to be the best I can be to achieve everything I can and leave my legacy in my favorite sport” .

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Seattle University Scholarships Previous post Seattle University Scholarship? Fully Funded
Next post Elon Musk’s AI warning is ‘unprecedented’ and shows ‘extraordinary’ level of concern, says Douglas Murray

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *