May 18th, 2024

Canadian swimming sensation Summer McIntosh sets early tone at Olympic Trials


By The Canadian Press on May 13, 2024.

Summer McIntosh swims her way to the win in the women's 400m freestyle at the Canadian Olympic Swim Trials in Toronto on Monday May 13, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

TORONTO – Swimming sensation Summer McIntosh is setting the early tone at the weeklong Olympic & Paralympic Trials.

The 17-year-old from Toronto finished first in the women’s 400-metre freestyle at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

McIntosh finished in three minutes 59.06 seconds.

She was the lone swimmer in the race to come in under the Olympic qualifying time.

McIntosh burst onto the swimming scene three years ago and has since become one of the top names in the sport.

Competition continues through Sunday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 13, 2024.

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