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(rebloged) Canadian swimmers making a big splash at Rio 2016 — Official Canadian Olympic Team Website | Team Canada | 2016 Olympic Games

I love her pure joy that she showed at the end of her race and her can-do attitude. :  “I didn’t know I was going to do that,” she said. “When I woke up this morning I was just trying to see how fast I could go. Going a 56.9 is insane.” Penny Oleksiak   So proud of all of Canada’s athletes! ~ Kindly visit the original post to comment/like. ~LavendarLadi

Led by teenage phenom Penny Oleksiak, Canada had a remarkable opening weekend at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The 16-year-old has energized the nation with two medals already in her pocket (if swimsuits had pockets, that is)—a bronze with the 4x100m freestyle relay team and a silver in the 100m butterfly. “It is super amazing,” Oleksiak…

via Canadian swimmers making a big splash at Rio 2016 — Official Canadian Olympic Team Website | Team Canada | 2016 Olympic Games

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