Raben Dommann

Raben Dommann


  • Will compete at Santiago 2023 as a member of the pool swimming team after competing in open water swimming at Lima 2019 where he finished in the top-10 in the men’s 10km race
  • Finished third in the men’s 100m and 200m backstroke events at the 2023 Canadian Swimming Trials
  • Finished 16th in the 5km open water race at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships, his first senior international competition
  • Finished fourth in the 10km race at the inaugural Canadian Open Water Swimming Trials in 2019, qualifying him for the 2019 World Aquatics Championships and the Lima 2019 Pan American Games
  • Won bronze in the 1500m freestyle at the 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials
  • Won gold in the junior 2.5km relay and silver in the junior 2.5km and 5km events at the 2017 UANA Open Water Championships
  • Was Team BC’s flag bearer at the 2017 Canada Summer Games and won gold medals in the 400m, 800m and 1500m freestyle events

A Little More About Raben

Getting into the Sport: Started swimming competitively at age 7 while living in Australia because his older sister was on the school swim team… Odds and Ends: Moved to Canada in 2010 after living in Australia for three years; was born and raised in South Africa until he was six…

Notable International Results

Pan American Games: 2019 - 10th (10km open water)

World Aquatics Championships: 2019 – 16th (5km open water)

World Aquatics Junior Open Water Championships: 2018 – 13th (7.5km)

UANA Open Water Championships: 2017 – GOLD (junior 2.5km relay), SILVER (junior 2.5km), SILVER (junior 5km)