National Teams

Senior National Team

Victoria Poon

  • Age 36
  • Height 185.42 cm / 6 ftin
  • Club Équipe de Natation de Saint-Lambert
  • Coach Benoit Lebrun
  • Hometown Montreal, QC
  • Residence Montreal, QC
  • Event 100 l

Victoria’s Bio

  • Poon is one of Team Canada’s veterans that took part in the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. She swam the morning session for the 4×100-m mixed freestyle relay that went on to win bronze and set a Canadian record. She also swam in the heat for the women’s 4×100-m freestyle relay, which finished fifth.
  • In 2014 she helped Canada to bronze in the 4×100-m freestyle relay at the Commonwealth Games and fourth place at the Pan Pacific Championships. She was sixth in the 100-m freestyle at both events.
  • At the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Poon led the Canadian women’s 4×100-m freestyle relay to a national record and a fifth-place finish
  • She returned to the Olympic stage in 2012, advancing to the 50-m freestyle semifinal and finishing 15th
  • At the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, Poon helped the women’s 4×100-m freestyle relay finish sixth. She also participated in the 4×100-m free relay, which came 11th.
  • She just missed the podium at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India, placing fourth.
  • Showed the world that she was a fighter after being diagnosed with chicken pox a few days before her first event at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
  • Missed the women’s 4×100-m freestyle relay on Day 1, but managed to recover and swim the 50-m free on the final day, a first Olympic experience she will never forget.
  • At the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, she contributed to the 4×100 free relay team’s bronze medal, and came just shy of the podium with a fourth-place finish in the 50-m freestyle
Quick Facts
  • Twitter: @vicpoon
  • Favourite Movie: Dinner with Schmucks
  • Music behind the blocks: Lounge music
  • Favourite Place to visit: Around the World

Victoria’s Personal Bests

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EventCourseTimeDateMeetStatusRecordsMasters
50m Backstroke50mSection 1 - Festival par equipe
50m Backstroke25mSection 1 - Festival par equipe
100m Breaststroke Laps50mFestival par equipe - Section 1RELAY
100m Breaststroke50mSection 1 - Championnat par equipe
100m Breaststroke25mSection 1 - Championnat par equipe
200m Medley25mSection 1 - Championnat par equipe
200m Medley50mSection 1 - Championnat par equipe
50m Breaststroke50mInternationale PPO / P1-P2
100m Backstroke50mInternationale PPO / P1-P2
100m Butterfly50mGrand Prix
50m Freestyle25mFINA: 10th World Short Course Championships---
100m Freestyle25mFINA: 10th World Short Course Championships---
100m Butterfly25mCanada Cup
50m Butterfly Laps25mEast vs West DualRELAY1
50m Butterfly25mBritish Gas Grand Prix---
100m Freestyle Laps25mBritish Gas Grand PrixRELAY
50m Freestyle50mFINA: 13th World Championships---
100m Freestyle Laps50mFINA: 13th World ChampionshipsRELAY
100m Freestyle50mFINA: 13th World Championships---
100m Butterfly Laps50mGrand Prix - Coupe Canada - Coupe du QuebecRELAY
50m Butterfly50mGrand Prix - Coupe Canada - Coupe du Quebec---
100m Medley25mCanada Cup
200m Freestyle Laps50mBell Grand Prix / Coupe Du QuebecRELAY
800m Freestyle25mChampionnat par Equipes
400m Freestyle25mEastern Canadian Championships
200m Freestyle Laps25mEastern Canadian ChampionshipsRELAY
400m Freestyle50mCoupe du Quebec 1
200m Freestyle25mProvincial 1&2 de Noel
200m Freestyle50mChampionnat par Equipes
100m Backstroke25mCoupe du Quebec 1
200m Backstroke25mN/A