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Ella Jansen

  • Age 17
  • Height 173 cm / 5 ftin
  • Club Etobicoke Swimming
  • Coach Robert Novak
  • Previous Coaches Yuriy Bespalov, Sergei Soloukhin, Kevin Thorburn
  • Hometown Burlington, ON
  • Residence Burlington, ON

Ella’s Bio

  • At the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Jansen was a member of the 4×200-m freestyle relay that captured silver. She swam in the preliminaries for the mixed 4×100-m freestyle relay that earned bronze. Individually, she placed 5th in the 400-m individual medley, 7th in the 400-m freestyle and 9th in the 200-m butterfly.

  • At the 2022 Bell Canadian Swimming Trials, Ella Jansen won bronze in the 400-m freestyle, the 400-m individual medley, and the 200-m butterfly. Her performances qualified her for a spot on the 2022 Commonwealth Games team.
Quick facts
  • Instagram: @ellajansen_
  • Nickname: ila
  • Favourite quote/motto: Winners never quit
  • Favourite movie: Just Go With It
  • Favourite book: People We Meet on Vacation
  • Favourite TV show: Stranger Things
  • Favourite actor/actress: Emma Watson
  • Favourite band: The Bee Gees
  • Pre-race meal: Bagel with cream cheese and banana with peanut butter
  • Superhero: Spiderman
  • Favourite Place to Visit: The Netherlands
  • Pre-competition ritual: I always listen to happy music during my activation because I swim best when I’m in a really good mood. I have started/would like to start collecting pins for my swim bag.

Ella’s Personal Bests

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200m Backstroke25mOntario Junior International
800m Freestyle25mOntario Junior International
100m Freestyle Laps25mOntario Junior InternationalRELAY
200m Butterfly25mOntario Junior International
200m Freestyle Laps25mOntario Junior InternationalRELAY
400m Medley25mOntario Junior International
200m Freestyle25mOntario Junior International
100m Backstroke25mAge Group International
100m Freestyle25mAge Group International
50m Freestyle25mAge Group International
50m Backstroke25mAge Group International
100m Butterfly25mFINA: World Cup No 2 - 2022 Series
400m Freestyle25mFINA: World Cup No 2 - 2022 Series
100m Medley25mFINA: World Cup No 2 - 2022 Series
100m Butterfly Laps50mJunior Pan Pacific ChampionshipsRELAY
100m Freestyle Laps50mJunior Pan Pacific ChampionshipsRELAY
400m Freestyle50mXXII Commonwealth Games
200m Freestyle Laps50mXXII Commonwealth GamesRELAY
400m Medley50mXXII Commonwealth Games
100m Breaststroke Laps50mOntario Provincial ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Freestyle Laps50mOntario Provincial ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Freestyle50mEastern Canadian Championships
200m Backstroke50mEastern Canadian Championships
50m Butterfly50mEastern Canadian Championships
100m Breaststroke50mEastern Canadian Championships
100m Freestyle50mEastern Canadian Championships
100m Backstroke50mEastern Canadian Championships
200m Medley50mTrials Selection Prep Invite
200m Butterfly50mTrials Selection Prep Invite
100m Butterfly50mTrials Selection Prep Invite
200m Freestyle50mTrials Selection Prep Invite
200m Breaststroke50mTrials Selection Prep Invite
200m Medley25mOntario Junior International
800m Freestyle50mUS Open Championships
50m Butterfly25mEswim Rtr 3.2
50m Butterfly Laps50mWinter Ontario Swimming ChampionshipsRELAY
1500m Freestyle50mWinter Ontario Swimming Championships
1500m Freestyle25mAB Meet
100m Breaststroke25mTrillium Cup
200m Breaststroke25mTrillium Cup
50m Freestyle Laps25mAge Group International SCRELAY
50m Breaststroke25mHall of Fame
50m Backstroke50mAge Group International
50m Butterfly Laps25mOntario Winter Festival ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Breaststroke Laps50mMallards Winter LC InvitationalRELAY
50m Breaststroke50mHicken International
25m Butterfly25mNovice Developmental Meet
25m Freestyle25mFebruary Novice Developmental
25m Breaststroke25mNovice Developmental I
25m Backstroke25mFall Novice Swim Meet