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2003 World Championship Trials

The 2003 World Championship Trials begin this Thursday right here in Victoria at the Saanich Commonwealth Pool. A number of Pacific Coast Swimming athletes are in the hunt to be selected to either the World Championship, Pan American Games or FISU (World University) Games teams. Jesse Jacks will look to defend his national title he won in the same facility last summer in the 200 butterfly and looks to be selected to his first Canadian National team. Christin Petelski, Danielle Bell and John Stamhuis, members of Canada 2002 Commonwealth Games team, will also be looking to earn selection to either the World Championships team or the Pan American Games team. Karley Stutzel has been pre-selected for the World Championships in the Open Water events and David Creel will be looking to join Stutzel off the coast of Spain this July.

All the action starts this Thursday at SCP with finals running from 6 - 8pm daily.