The swimmer had a stellar night in the waters of the refurbished Pan-Am Pool, winning two gold medals, five silver medals and 1 bronze medal for a total of eight.

In the women’s 50m Breaststroke event, Alberta had two swimmers on the podium with Avery Wiseman of Drayton Valley taking the gold medal and Pilar McCann of Edmonton earning the bronze medal.

Wiseman, 15, currently holds the Alberta records for 50m, 100m, 200m short course Breaststroke for 14-year-old swimmers, and the Alberta records for 50m and 100m long course Breaststroke for 15-year-olds.

Cole Pratt of Calgary won the gold medal in the 200m butterfly race by stopping the clock at 2:03.42. In doing so, Pratt set the new Canadian National Age Group (13-14 boys) record in the event. Later in the evening, Pratt secured his second medal of the night, silver in the 100m freestyle event with a time of 52.66s.

The 14-year-old athlete training at the Cascade Swim Club is racing against competitors that are in the 15-16 years old category.

Pratt’s father is the public announcer at the Pan Am Pool for the 2017 Canada Summer Games.
Wesley Wilks of Didsbury swam to a silver medal in the 50m Breastroke Special Olympics, and another silver medal in the 100m Freestyle Special Olympics.

Emma O’Croinin of Edmonton won her second medal of these Games, this time coming in the 400m Individual Medley race. She posted a time of 4:59.20 for the silver medal. Yesterday, she captured a gold medal.

Finlay Knox of Okotoks also won the silver medal for Alberta in the men’s 400m individual medley event, stopping the clock at 4:32.86, lowering his personal best time in the event by more than three seconds.

Knox, who trains with the Foothills Stingrays Swim Club, was born in the United Kingdom, lived in New Zealand for five years and lived in Canada for nine years. The 16-year-old holds passports for all three countries.