|Full name||Amanda Reason|
August 22, 1993 |
LaSalle, Ontario, Canada
|Club||Etobicoke Swim Club|
On July 8, 2009, Reason burst into the international scene when she posted a 30.23 world record time for the 50 m breaststroke. Reason is the first Canadian female to break a world record in a long course pool since Allison Higson accomplished the feat in the 200 m breaststroke in 1988. At the 2009 World Aquatics Championships, Reason finished 7th in the 50 m breaststroke. In 2012, Reason qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England with her teammate, Brittany MacLean. She qualified for the 4x200-metre freestyle relay who finished 4th with a time of 7.50.65.
- "Canada's Reason swims to world record". CBC News. July 8, 2009. Retrieved July 9, 2009.
- "Reason, Pierse shut out of medals in 50m breaststroke". CBC News. August 2, 2009. Retrieved August 3, 2009.
|Women's 50 m breaststroke
world record holder (long course)
8 July 2009 – 2 August 2009
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