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|Windsor 2016 FINA World Championships (25 m)||2||1||1||5|
- At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games 16-year-old Penny Oleksiak won four medals including a gold in the 100-m freestyle. Her time was an Olympic record, Canadian record, and World Junior record.
- She became the first Olympic champion born in the 2000s.
- Oleksiak is the first Canadian swimmer to ever win four medals and the first Canadian summer Olympian to win four medals at a single Games.
- Oleksiak also won a silver in the 100-m butterfly in Canadian record and world junior record time.
- She also won two bronze medals as the anchor of the 4×100-m and 4×200-m freestyle relays. Both relays were Canadian records.
- Oleksiak was selected as the flag bearer for Team Canada at the closing ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
- Penny Oleksiak was named the winner of the 2016 Lou Marsh Award, presented to Canada’s top athlete of the year.
- Oleksiak was also awarded the CP Female Athlete of the Year for her incredible feats in 2016.
- Oleksiak was Swimming Canada’s Female Swimmer of the Year in 2016.
- Oleksiak finished atop the 2016 Canada Commonwealth Cup women’s standings.
- At the 2019 FINA World Championships, Oleksiak captured bronze as a member of the 4×100-m freestyle, 4×200-m freestyle and 4×100-m medley team, all of which were Canadian records. Her performance brought her career world championships medal total to five, tied for most all-time among Canadian women with Kylie Masse. Individually, Oleksiak finished 6th in the 50-m butterfly and 200-m freestyle.
- At the 2019 Canadian Swimming Trials, Oleksiak won gold in the 200-m freestyle, and silver in the 100-m freestyle, to qualify for her second FINA World Championships.
- At the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Oleksiak won three silver medals as a member of the 4×100-m medley, 4×100-m and 4×200-m freestyle relay teams. Individually, Oleksiak finished fourth in the 50-m and 100-m butterfly and fifth in the 100-m freestyle.
- At the 2017 FINA World Junior Championships in Indianapolis, Oleksiak brought home five relay gold medals, which include the women’s 4×100-m medley, 4×100 free and 4×200 free as well as the mixed 4×100 free and 4×100 medley.
- Oleksiak now has 11 total world junior championship medals and she is the second most decorated athlete at the competition.
- At the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Oleksiak was a member of the mixed 4×100-m freestyle and 4×100-m medley relay teams that won bronze in a Canadian record time.
- At the same competition, Oleksiak finished fourth in the 100-m butterfly and sixth in the 100-m freestyle.
- At the 2017 Canadian Swimming Trials in Victoria, Oleksiak qualified for her first FINA World Championships with her two gold medals in the 100-m freestyle and 100-m butterfly events.
- At the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25-m) in Windsor, Ont., Oleksiak swam in six events including five relays. Individually, Oleksiak earned a bronze medal in the 100-m freestyle in a Canadian record time.
- At the same competition, Oleksiak finished with two golds (4×50-m freestyle, 4×200-m freestyle) and a silver (4×100-m medley relay). Oleksiak, along with her teammates set new Canadian records in both the 4×50-m freestyle and 4×200-m freestyle relays. She was also a member of the 4×100-m freestyle that was disqualified and the 4×50-m medley relay that finished 4th.
- At the 2016 Canadian Olympic & Para-Swimming Trials, Oleksiak won gold medals in the 100-m butterfly and 100-m freestyle, both in Canadian record time, and silver in the 200-m freestyle. She also established a junior world record in the 100-m freestyle. She was honoured as female swimmer of the meet, and was the youngest swimmer to qualify for the Olympic team at age 15.
- At the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships, Oleksiak won six medals – one gold (mixed 4×100-m freestyle relay), four silver (100-m freestyle, 50-m butterfly, 100-m butterfly and 4×200-m freestyle relay), and one bronze (4×100-m freestyle relay).
- Oleksiak learned how to swim at age 9 in a neighbour’s backyard pool.
- Oleksiak’s brother, Jamie, is an NHL defenceman for the Dallas Stars, and her sister, Hayley, is a rower at Northeastern University.
- She has spent time at a number of charity events promoting youth and girls in sport.
- Twitter: @OleksiakPenny
- Instagram: @TypicalPen
- Nickname: Penny
- Favourite Movie: Little Mermaid
- Favourite TV Show: Bob’s Burgers
- Favourite Book: Milk and Honey
- Favourite Band: Migos
- Other Sport: Basketball
- Hobbies: Read, eat and play with dogs
- Good luck charm: Grey Blankie
- Off season interests: Volleyball and tubing
- Guilty Pleasure: McDonald’s
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