National Teams

Senior National Team

Evan Van Moerkerke

  • Age 30
  • Height 210.312 cm / 6 ft 11 in
  • Club Guelph Marlin Aquatic Club
  • Coach Don Burton
  • Hometown Tillsonburg, ON
  • Residence Tillsonburg, ON
  • Event 50 FR, 100 FR

Evan’s Bio

  • At the 13th FINA World Swimming Championships (25-m) in Windsor, Ont. Van Moerkerke swam in the 4×50-m freestyle relay (10th) and then 4×100-m freestyle (7th).
  • At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Van Moerkerke swam the anchor leg of the 4×100-m freestyle relay that finished 7th.
  • At the 2016 Canadian Olympic & Para-Swimming Trials, Van Moerkerke finished in 4th place in the 100-m freestyle, which earned him an Olympic berth on the 4×100-m freestyle relay with Santo Condorelli, Yuri Kisil and Markus Thormeyer.
  • At the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, Van Moerkerke was focusing on his 4×100-m freestyle relay, swimming the third leg of the silver medal winning race alongside teammates Santo Condorelli, Karl Krug and Yuri Kisil.
  • At the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Van Moerkerke once again swam the 4×100-m freestyle relay. He, Santo Condorelli, Yuri Kisil and Karl Krug finished eighth.
  • The 6’9’’ national team rookie made the cut for both the Pan American Games and FINA World Championships teams finishing fourth in the 100-m freestyle at the Team Canada Trials.
  • At the Trials he was the 12th Canadian to break the 50-second barrier in the 100-metre freestyle after posting a personal best time of 49.94.
  • He also won a silver medal in the 100-m freestyle at the CIS Championships.
  • He was a member of the Canadian junior national team and competed at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in 2010 and the FINA World Junior Championships in 2011.
  • At the world juniors he swam the preliminary heat of the 4×100-m freestyle that won silver.
  • Van Moerkerke is majoring in crop, horticulture and turfgrass sciences at the University of Guelph.
  • He plans to continue to work on the family farm in Tillsonburg, Ont
  • His older brother Luke Van Moerkerke played in the OHL with the London Knights and Brampton Battalion.
Quick Facts
  • Favourite Movie: Fast and Furious
  • Favourite TV Show: Fast N Loud
  • Music behind the Blocks: Country
  • Favourite Restaurant: Montana’s

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