The Pan-Am Pool was once filled with energy for a third straight day, with Alberta winning 11 medals on the third of four days of competition.

Avery Wiseman continued to dominate her field setting once again a new Canada Games record in the women’s 100m Breaststroke, posting a time of 1:11.47. In the final race, Wiseman lowered that record with a time of 1:10.60 for the gold medal. Pilar McCann won the bronze medal in that same race, with Alberta packing the 1-2 punch. Avery was also a key member of the 4X50m Medlay Relay race that took the gold medal.

Emma O’Croinin of Edmonton once again showcased her magic in the pool, earning her fourth medal of these Games with a bronze medal in the women’s 200m freestyle. To date, O’Croinin has two gold, one silver and one bronze medals hanging around her neck.

Calgary’s Cole Pratt, who participated in four different medal races, delivered once again tonight in the pool winning medals in all his races.

In his opening race, the men’s 200m freestyle, he took the gold medal lowered the National Age Group record. Moments later, he raced the men’s 200m backstroke and squeezed in a bronze medal. In his third of four races of the evening, the men’s 100m butterfly race, Pratt came back from behind in the second half of the race from fourth to the first position. He won the race by 0.02 seconds over the silver medallist. In the men’s 4x50m Medley Relay, Pratt and his teammates won the bronze medal.

History could be made in the pool tomorrow, with Cole Pratt having a chance at becoming the most decorated athlete in a single edition of the Canada Summer Games 50-year history. He currently has eight medals and could win an additional two tomorrow, surpassing the Calgary swimmer Ray Betuzzi, who won nine medals at the 2005 Canada Summer Games in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Okotoks’ Finlay Knox captured the silver medal in the Men’s 100m Breaststroke, his third medal of the Games.

Hidde Geurts of Red Deer County won the silver medal in para-swimming men’s 100m breaststroke S4-S14. In the Special Olympics men’s 50m backstroke, Wesley Wilks earned the bronze medal with a time of 37.31, his second of these Canada Games.

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