National Teams

Senior National Team

Kier Maitland

  • Age 35
  • Height 175.26 cm / 5 ftin
  • Club Edmonton Keyano Swim Club
  • Coach Derrick Schoof
  • Hometown Edmonton, AB
  • Residence Edmonton, AB
  • Event 1500 FR

Kier’s Bio

  • At the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, Maitland earned himself a fifth-place finish in the 1,500-m freestyle event.
  • He landed a spot on the squad for the Pan American Games thanks to a victory in the 800-m freestyle and a second-place finish in the 1,500-m freestyle behind Ryan Cochrane.
  • It was at the 2007 Pan Ams that he produced his biggest international performance with bronze in the 1,500.
  • In 2014 he won the 1,500-m freestyle at the Canadian Swimming Championships and helped Edmonton Keyano to top spot in the team standings.
  • Finished eighth in the 1,500 at the 2011 Universiade in Shenzhen, China.
  • Also represented Canada at the 2006 Pan Pacific Championships in Victoria and the 2010 Pan Pacs in Irvine, Calif.
  • Graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he studied business. He was captain of the men’s swim team as a sophomore, held four Mountain West Conference records, was an All-American and two-time MWC Swimmer of the Year.
  • Favourite quote: Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. – Friedrich Nietzsche
Quick Facts
  • Twitter: @Kier_Maitland
  • Instagram: @kierok
  • Favourite Restaurant: Steak… I love steak
  • Favourite Pre-race meal: Vector

Kier’s Personal Bests

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