Kierra Smith

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Kierra Smith
Personal information
National teamCanada
Born (1994-02-01) February 1, 1994 (age 28)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height1.50 m (4 ft 11 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBreaststroke
ClubEnergy Standard

Kierra Smith (born February 1, 1994) is a Canadian breaststroke swimmer.[1] She won a gold medal in the 200 m breaststroke at the 2015 Pan American Games and a silver medal in the 200m breaststroke at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Career[edit]

2016 season[edit]

In 2016, she was officially named to Canada's Olympic team for the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2]

2017 season[edit]

In September 2017, Smith was named to Canada's 2018 Commonwealth Games team.[3][4]

International Swimming League[edit]

In the Autumn of 2019 she was member of the inaugural International Swimming League swimming for the Energy Standard International Swim Club, who won the team title in Las Vegas, Nevada, in December.[5]

2020 season[edit]

In June 2021, Smith was officially named to Canada's Olympic team for the 2020 Summer Olympics[6] (taking place in 2021 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic)

References[edit]

  1. ^ COC Profile
  2. ^ "Olympic Team Nominated for Rio 2016". Swimming Canada. Swimming Canada. April 10, 2016. Retrieved April 27, 2016.
  3. ^ "Swimming Canada Nominates 26 Athletes to Canada's 2018 Commonwealth Games Team". www.swimming.ca/. Swimming Canada. September 26, 2017. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  4. ^ "Oleksiak, Masse headline Canadian swim team for Commonwealth Games". www.cbc.ca/. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). September 26, 2017. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  5. ^ "Club Rosters – International Swimming League". Retrieved April 17, 2020.
  6. ^ "Kierra SMITH". Olympics.com. Retrieved July 21, 2021.

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