Synchro Canada names Senior Duet for World Championships
Synchro Canada – Ottawa, June 20, 2017 — Canada’s newest duet partners have been named by Synchro Canada for the upcoming 2017 FINA World Championships in July. Jacqueline Simoneau, 20, Montreal, QC and Claudia Holzner, 23 Calgary, AB will be Canada’s entry. They train together at the Centre of Excellence with coach Leslie Sproule.
The two will debut their Technical and Free Routines at the 2017 Synchro America Open, taking place at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in Long Island, New York, June 21-24, 2017.
Simoneau competed in Duet at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games with her previous partner Karine Thomas. Holzner joined the National Team in 2013 and competed at two FINA World Championships, in addition to winning gold in the team event at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games.
The 2017 FINA World Championships will take place July 14-30, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.
About Synchro Canada
Synchro Canada is an organization that fosters the pursuit of excellence while developing athletes, citizens, and ambassadors of the sport of synchronized swimming at all levels. From its 1924 beginnings in Montréal, synchronized swimming has been actively pursued by more than 70 countries worldwide. Canada proudly ranks among the best of these nations.
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