Aquatics - Swimming
Julia Wilkinson competed in London in her second consecutive Olympic Games and swam in the 100m backstroke, 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle and the 4x100 medley relay.
Wilkinson has been a member of the national swimming team since 2006 and represented Canada at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, where she broke the Canadian record in the semifinal of the 200m individual medley and qualified for her first Olympic final.
She has been a member of four Canadian-record holding relay teams, has an NCAA title, and has earned six medals on the international stage, including three bronze at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the 100m Backstroke, 200m IM and 4X100m Medley Relay.
After graduating from Texas A&M University in May of 2010, Wilkinson returned to Canada to swim at the Victoria Academy of Swimming.
- Finished 7th in 200m individual medley at the 2008 Olympic Games
- Set new Canadian record
- Had a top-10 individual finish at the 2007 World Championships (8th in 200-metre individual medley in 2:15.28)
- At the 2006 Pan Pacific Championships, she won a silver medal in the 4×100-metre freestyle relay setting a national record of 3:41.83
- Member of the 4×100-metre freestyle relay team that broke the Canadian record at the 2007 French Open in Paris (3:41.07)
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