Cunnington Swims Her Way To Rio Paralympics

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
April 11, 2016 - 3:32pm Updated: April 12, 2016 - 9:20am

One of Red Deer's own has swam her way to the 2016 Paralympics in Rio this summer.

Tammy Cunnington broke five Canadian [CR] and set two World [WR] records, earning a spot on Canada's team.

Cunnington and four teammates from the Red Deer Catalina Swim Club were competing in Toronto this past weekend at the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic trials.

She comes home with a Bronze [CR] in the 50m Free, Gold [CRx2] in the 50m Breast-stroke, Gold [PB] in the 150m IM, Gold [WRx2] in the 50m Fly, and Gold in the 50m back-stroke.

Rebecca Smith also set four provincial records throughout the week and was selected to the Canadian Junior Pan Pacific team this summer in Kihei, Hawaii.

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