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Danielle Hanus


• Named to her first senior A national team for the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, where she reached the finals of three events

• Represented Canada at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, reaching the finals in four events

• Was a semifinalist in the 50m and 100m backstroke events at the 2017 Universiade

• First represented Canada at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships, where she earned a silver in the 100m backstroke and a bronze in the 4x100m medley relay

• Won 50m backstroke bronze at the 2015 World Junior Championships

• Swims collegiately at the University of Victoria, where she was the USports Champion in the 200m butterfly for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons


Getting into the Sport: Enrolled in swimming lessons by parents at a young age… When she progressed quickly, they decided to put her into competitive swimming and she never stopped… Outside Interests: Enjoys reading, watching movies, and going for walks when not swimming… Wants to pursue a career in law… Odds and Ends: Listens to Kanye West to get psyched up before races … Guilty pleasure food is gummies.

Notable International Results

Youth Olympic Games: 2014 – 4th (50m backstroke), 7th (100m backstroke), 7th (200m backstroke), 5th (4x100m medley)

Pan Pacific Championships: 2018 – 4th (4x100m mixed medley), 7th (200m butterfly), 8th (100m butterfly)

Junior Pan Pacific Championships: 2014 – SILVER (100m backstroke), BRONZE (4x100 medley), 6th (200m backstroke), 2016 – SILVER (4x100 medley), 5th (100m backstroke)

FINA World Junior Championships: 2015 – BRONZE (50m backstroke)