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Jon McKay


  • Placed first at the inaugural Canadian Open Water Swimming Trials in 2019
  • First represented Canada internationally at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships, winning silver medals in the 1500m freestyle and the 10km marathon
  • Represented Canada at the 2015 Universade, placing 8th in the 1500m freestyle
  • Swam at the University of Victoria from 2014 to 2018, earning a USports First Team All-Canadian selection in 2016


Getting into the Sport: Took up swimming because it was something challenging for him to do…Outside Interests: Majored in economics with a minor in environmental science at the University of Victoria… Odds and Ends: Collects magnets from destinations where he swims…

Notable International Results

Universiade: 2015 - 8th (1500m freestyle)

Junior Pan Pacific Championships: 2014 – SILVER (1500m freestyle), SILVER (10km open water)